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  • Employees now have more choice with super

    Changes to the law mean new workplace determinations and enterprise agreements made on or after 1 January 2021 must offer employees the right to choose the super fund to which you pay their compulsory super contributions.

    Once a new determination or agreement is in place, you'll need to offer choice of super fund to:

    • existing employees who request to choose their super fund
    • all new employees.

    Employees can nominate their chosen fund by completing the standard choice form through ATO online services linked to their myGov account.

    Alternatively, you can give your employees a Superannuation (super) standard choice form to complete.

    You must then pay the employee's compulsory super to their nominated fund.

    If an employee doesn't nominate a fund, you can continue to pay their super to the same fund you previously contributed to, or into your default fund.

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    Last modified: 29 Jan 2021QC 64625