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Co-Contribution to Stop 11 October 2004?
If Labour wins the upcoming Federal election, the co-contribution superannuation rules will change ? probably abolished.

If you are likely to be eligible for this bonus to your superannuation, it could be wise to make the contribution before the election.  This is certainly not an attempt to predict the result ? recent elections have been close and a few seats either way might decide the result.

If you or a member of the family could benefit from the co-contribution bonus this year and you are expecting to contribute later in the year, it would be prudent to invest now.

In case you have not remembered, the key features are:-

  • up to $1,500 government bonus for $1,000 of personal contributions to your superannuation
  • must earn 10% from eligible employment
  • must lodge a tax return
  • under age 71 and Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • earnings less than $58,000.

If you or a member of your family is eligible, your tax adviser can explain in more detail the eligibility criteria and benefits.
  


28th-September-2004