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The Superannuation guarantee (SG) contributions calculatorExternal Link is available.
For salary or wage payments made on or after 1 July 2014, the new minimum SG contributions rate of 9.50% will need to be applied.
Refer to the frequently asked questions for assistance in using this tool.
The answers you get from the calculator tool are based solely on the information you provide. You must check that the information you enter is correct, as the ATO is not responsible for any incorrect answers.
Employers can use the calculator tool to calculate SG contributions. Using the drop-down box on the first screen, you can select to apply the minimum SG rate or increase the rate based on the arrangement you have with your employees.
Employees should use the employee SG calculator tool, which is designed to help you determine whether you are eligible for SG contributions and whether your employer is paying the correct amount.
The calculator tool will take about 1 to 5 minutes to complete.
Users have told us the calculator tool:
You will need:
As an employer, you should be aware of the SG eligibility criteria and the maximum contribution base.
The calculator has been designed so you can calculate SG contributions weekly, fortnightly, monthly or quarterly, based on your business needs. Consequently, this calculator tool does not incorporate the SG eligibility criteria or the maximum contribution base.
If you are unsure if an employee is eligible for the SG, use the SG eligibility decision tool prior to using this calculator.
When you are calculating contributions, you may need to take into account the maximum super contribution base.
The calculator tool displays your calculation and will provide:
You can print the contributions calculation for your records.
If you are late in meeting your super obligations, the Superannuation guarantee charge (SGC) statement and calculator tool will calculate your SGC liability and prepare the SGC statement to be lodged with the ATO.
To print the summary, you must have access to a printer.
Click on the Print button and the summary will be printed
No. We recommend printing a copy for your records.
We welcome your feedback on the superannuation guarantee contributions calculator. You can access our feedback form here.
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