Women and super
Women in Australia are likely to have significantly less in super than men. Learn how to close the gap.
Much like contribution splitting, higher-earning partners may also contribute take-home earnings into their partner's super account. While this may not be as tempting as a pre-tax contribution, there is an 18% tax-offset on any contributions made (up to $540 for those earning under $37,000 p.a.), and it helps create a more level retirement fund between the two of you.
Find out more about spousal contributions.
|Tip: Spousal contributions are very easy to arrange — you can organise it right from the Rest App|
If you earn less than $53,564 a year, there are some other things you need to check to make sure you are eligible.
It might be low on your current priorities, but a quick finance check will ensure your super is in the right position so you can focus on what's in front of you:
|Tip: * Work related expenses like lunch, coffee and transport may no longer apply when you go on leave. Try Rest's small change calculator to find out how much you could be saving!|