‘Carry forward’ concessional contributions cap

‘Carry forward’ concessional contributions cap

Background The measure to allow individuals to carry forward their unused concessional contributions (‘CC’) cap from previous financial years to a later year (‘the carry forward rule’) was announced on 3 May 2016 as part of the Government’s Superannuation Reform...
Labor’s tax and superannuation policies

Labor’s tax and superannuation policies

Print this article: Note: This blog article was edited on 17/04/19 to include recent developments. Timing of election This year, Australian voters will elect members of the 46th Parliament. According to s. 28 of the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act, an...
The SG Amnesty: What should employers do?

The SG Amnesty: What should employers do?

Print this article: There is much confusion among tax practitioners and their clients regarding the proposed Superannuation Guarantee (SG) Amnesty, which is intended to run for 12 months from 24 May 2018 to 23 May 2019. However, the SG Amnesty measures are not...
SG Amnesty: Q&A

SG Amnesty: Q&A

Print this article: Background On 24 May 2018, the Government announced a one-off, 12-month Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty (the Amnesty), and introduced legislation into Parliament, which allows non-complying employers to self-correct any unpaid superannuation...