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  • Super for employers

    Superannuation is money you pay eligible workers to provide for their retirement.

    Super guarantee (SG) is the minimum amount you must pay to avoid the super guarantee charge. Super guarantee is 10% of an employee’s ordinary time earnings.

    In this section

    Work out if you have to pay super
    Check if you have to pay super for your employees, including contractors and workers under 18.

    Setting up super for your business
    What you need to do to set up your business to pay super into eligible employees' chosen funds or their stapled super fund where no choice has been made.

    Paying super contributions
    How to pay super, the amount to pay and due dates for payment.

    Missed and late super guarantee payments
    What to do if you're late or miss a payment, and how to lodge and pay the super guarantee charge.

    Super obligations for employers checklist
    Use this checklist to ensure you're meeting your super obligations.

    Super guarantee employer obligations course
    Complete this course, available to take at any time, to have a better understanding of super guarantee.

    Watch the video for more details about your super obligations:

    Media: Super obligations for employers
    http://tv.ato.gov.au/ato-tv/media?v=bd1bdiubir38mwExternal Link (Duration: 01:32)

    Last modified: 10 Feb 2022QC 33737