Working out the right SG contributions for your employees can be confusing, but if you learn the rules there shouldn’t be any problems with the tax man.
Set out below are the latest articles that relate to employers guide to super.
Getting the details right when it comes to paying employees’ super can be tricky, so use our 7-point checklist to ensure you meet your super obligations.
Tax deductions are a valuable sweetener for employers when making super contributions for their staff, but which payments can you claim?
If you’re self-employed it’s easy to forget about super, but making contributions for employees and to help pay for your own retirement shouldn’t be overlooked.
Failing to make your quarterly SG contributions on time and to the right fund will leave you with a Super Guarantee Charge bill, which can be expensive.
Working out which employees are eligible for SG contributions can be tricky. Employers often think they know, but the ATO can have different ideas.
Working out termination and super payments for a departing employee can be confusing, but be careful not to provide them with financial advice.
A salary sacrifice arrangement with your employee needs to meet certain rules if you want to avoid problems with the ATO later on.
When you make super contributions for your employees, ensure you pay by the deadline – or risk having to pay a penalty to the ATO.
Failing to report and pay your SG obligations can result in hefty penalties from the ATO, so ensure you meet your quarterly responsibilities.
As if employers don’t have enough to do, they also need to notify the ATO of any reportable employer super contributions they make for their employees.
When you make SG contributions, some of your employees won’t have a super fund, so it will be up to you choose a default super fund for them.
Take this 10-question quiz to test your knowledge on the superannuation responsibilities for employers.
Employers generally don’t pay super for contractors, but it’s tricky to work out how they differ from employees. Here’s some rules to help you understand the difference.
Keeping good records is essential for meeting your employees SG obligations. Check our tips that outline what you need to know, and which records to keep in case of an audit.