Technically Speaking: Dealing with excess concessional contributions

While the excess concessional contributions tax regime has evolved over the years, in this bulletin we take a close look at what lies ahead where a client breaches their concessional contribution cap.

This edition of Technically Speaking, written by the Association’s Technical Manager, Fabian Bussoletti, covers:

  • Concessional contributions and unallocated concessional contributions;
  • Exceeding the cap;
  • Applying for ATO discretion, and;
  • Useful insights and options available to SMSF practitioners. 

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

Disclaimer: Technical Papers contain factual information only and are prepared without considering particular objectives, financial circumstances and needs. The information provided is not a substitute for legal, tax and financial product advice. The information contained in this document does not constitute advice given by the SMSF Association to you. If you rely on this information yourself or to provide advice to other persons, then you do so at your own risk. The SMSF Association is not licensed to provide financial product advice, legal advice or taxation advice. We recommend that you seek appropriate professional advice before relying upon the information in this technical paper. While the SMSF Association believes that the information provided is accurate, no warranty is given as to its accuracy and persons who rely on this information do so at their own risk. The information provided in this paper is not considered financial advice for the purposes of the Corporations Act 2001. © SMSF Association