end of financial year contributions

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There's still time to contribute this financial year. 
Get your contributions in by 25 June 2024*.

 

The fastest way to contribute is through BPAY®.

You can find your BPAY details in the ‘Contribute extra’ section of your online account or the HESTA App. 

 

Get your BPAY details

 

* This date is a guide only and is not a guarantee your contribution will be received before the end of the 2023-24 financial year due to varying bank processing times. BPAY is the fastest payment method, but other payment methods are available. If you’d like to contribute for 2024-25 financial year, you’ll need to make your contribution after 1 July 2024.

 


 

things you should know about after-tax contributions

 

Most people can make after-tax contributions into their super account but here are some things you should know.
 

  • Check to make sure you haven't gone over the 'contributions cap': the contributions cap is a limit on the total amount of after-tax contributions you can make into your super account/s each financial year. The contributions cap for after-tax contributions (also known as non-concessional contributions or voluntary contributions) is $110,000 for the 2023-24 financial year. If you go over the cap, you may pay extra tax on your contributions.  
    Log in to your myGov account to see how you’re tracking against your cap. 
     

  • The contributions cap applies across all your super accounts, including any accounts with other super funds. If you have accounts with other super funds, you’ll need to ensure your total amount of after-tax contributions across all your funds does not exceed the $110,000 contributions cap.  
     

  • Eligible individuals may ‘bring forward’ two future years of contributions caps and make a larger contribution. Eligibility to ‘bring forward’ will depend on your age and total super balance. Go to ato.gov.au/super to see if you’re eligible and what your caps might be.  
     

  • If your total super balance (across all your super funds) was $1.9m or more at the start of this financial year, you should seek financial advice before you contribute any after-tax earnings to your super as there may be tax consequences. 
     

  • Make sure you’ve supplied us with your tax file number (TFN) so we can accept your after-tax contributions. To check, or to supply us with your TFN, log in to your account.

 


 

claiming a tax deduction on your after-tax super contributions

 

You may be able to claim a tax deduction for any after-tax super contributions made into your account.

Claiming a tax deduction on your after-tax contribution essentially changes it to a before-tax contribution. This means it will count towards the annual concessional contributions cap of $27,500. 
 

When to claim

You should submit your Notice of intent to claim a tax deduction: 

  • before you submit your tax return for the income year in which the after-tax contribution was made, or

  • before the end of the following financial year in which the after-tax contributions were made, and 

  • before you withdraw or transfer funds. 

     

How to make a claim

The fastest way to claim a tax deduction on your after-tax contributions is to complete the Notice of intent in your online account.

To claim, you’ll need to:

  1. Log in to your online account and complete the Notice of intent.

  2. Once you’ve submitted your Notice of intent, we’ll send you an email confirmation to let you know it has been received.

  3. We’ll check your Notice of intent and then let you know if it’s valid via email within 1-2 business days.

  4. If we’ve let you know that your notice is valid, you can submit your tax return.
     

Log in to complete your notice of intent

 

 

 

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