Set out below are all SuperGuide articles that relate to Leaving or living outside Australia.
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If you have savings in a KiwiSaver account, you can voluntarily transfer them to an Australian super fund under the provisions of a Trans-Tasman Retirement Savings Portability scheme that was introduced on 1 July 2013.
SMSFs must pass residency requirements at all time to be eligible for the tax concessions that are available under Australian superannuation legislation.
If you’re thinking of transferring a UK pension into an Australian super fund, the process has become much more difficult in recent years, but not impossible.
To legally access your super in Australia you must satisfy a condition of release. Different conditions of release have different payment conditions and tax implications.
The laws that apply to your retirement savings can become more complex if you live or work overseas for any length of time. Here, we highlight some of the rules, issues and options that you need to consider to look after your retirement savings.
With property prices and the cost of living on the rise, more Australians are weighing up the advantages of retiring abroad.
While the exact number is hard to pin down, various industry estimates put the total number of Australian retirees who are now living overseas at around 90,000, a figure which has risen steadily in recent years.
Question: I’m an Australian citizen and want to retire in Italy when I’m 52. Can I access my super because I don’t plan on working again in Australia?
The Departing Australia superannuation payment (DASP) is available to departed temporary residents who worked and earned super in Australia. It is not available to permanent Australian residents, nor for Australian and New Zealand citizens.