Super for the Self-employed

A Grade Tax Accountants Penrith - Superannuation

 As a self-employed business person, you are not required to contribute to a super fund. However, you may wish to consider super as a way of saving for your retirement.


 From 1 July 2007, most self-employed people will be able to claim a full tax deduction for contributions they make to their super until age 75. You may also be eligible for the Super Co-contribution payment.

You also need to make sure you give your super fund (or ensure your super fund has) your tax file number, otherwise:

  • Your super may be taxed an additional 31.5%, and
  • Your fund wont be able to accept member contributions from you, which may mean you'll miss out on any super co-contibutions you may be eligible for from the government

A Grade Tax Accountants Penrith on (02) 4731-1405 offer a full range of taxation and accounting services, bookkeeping, tax returns, superannuation advice and planning.

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