Superannuation contributions tax to double to 30% for high income earners
July 6, 2012
Superannuation contributions tax – In the 2012 Federal Budget, the Government announced an increase in contributions tax from 15% to
30% on concessional contributions for individuals with income greater than $300,000 – to be effective 1 July 2012.
The administrative arrangements such as whether the additional 15% tax will be imposed at the Super Fund level or the Individual level is yet to be announced.
The definition of income for this measure includes taxable income, concessional superannuation contributions, adjusted fringe benefits, total net investment loss, target foreign income and tax free government pensions and benefits less child support.
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