Remember the unused concessional contributions cap concession

Enhanced Superannuation Contribution Opportunities

Utilising Unused Concessional Contribution Caps for Eligible Individuals

As from 1 July 2018, individuals with a total superannuation balance of less than $500,000 as at 30 June of the previous income year may be entitled to contribute more than the general concessional contributions cap (i.e., and make additional concessional contributions to utilise any unused cap amounts).

For example, an individual who did not make any concessional contributions in the 2019 income year (and whose total superannuation balance was less than $500,000) would have been able to make up to $50,000 of concessional contributions in the 2020 income year.

Unused concessional contributions are available on a rolling basis and can be carried forward for up to five years, after which they will expire.  The 2024 income year is the first year in which unused caps from all five previous years are potentially available to carry forward.

Please contact our team in West Perth if you require assistance in relation to the above measure.

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