Super contributions – Evolution, developments, opportunities and risk

National Conference 2022

In many respects, the eligibility criteria for making superannuation contributions have positively evolved over the decades, including the range of contribution types and age/work test restrictions. That evolution seems destined to continue.

In this session, David Barrett from Macquarie Bank will briefly recap that evolution, and delve into a range of current issues including:

  • Motivations and means to contribute in excess of the transfer balance cap
  • Pros and cons of re-contribution strategies
  • Common excess contribution scenarios, and how to manage them
  • Recent legislative and regulatory developments.

After this session you should have an:

  • Increased understanding of historical and current legislative/regulatory environment affecting superannuation contributions
  • Practical understanding of the impacts of excessive superannuation contributions and re-contributions.

The contents of this resource are taken to be correct at the time of publication.

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