Make a contribution

By: Sunsuper  09-Dec-2011
Keywords: Super Fund

Choose the super fund that best suits you. In most cases, your employer can make standard, compulsory contributions (usually 9% of your ordinary times earnings) straight into your Sunsuper account.

Making your own payments into your super fund can make a big difference to your super balance.  Every contribution helps and the sooner they can be made, the better!  Make a voluntary after-tax contribution today.

You could receive up to $1 for every $1 you contribute - up to a total of $1,000! Grow your super with the Government co-contribution scheme.

By contributing a little extra from your pre-tax salary you could boost your super and pay less tax!

If you’re self employed, you can join Sunsuper too!  Don’t miss out on super tax breaks you may be eligible for as a self-employed person making contributions into super. 

Build the life you want with your partner.  You may be able to contribute to your spouse’s retirement savings and get a handy tax rebate in the process. Find out more.

The information in this article was current at 09 Nov 2011

Keywords: Super Fund

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