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  • How to make an election

    Before lodging a request, phone us on 13 10 20 to check if we have already started or completed a release process

    There are 3 ways you can make a request:

    • Using ATO online services. Log in to ATO online services, select Super, then navigate to Non-concessional election. To make a request, select Lodge. The request form will be available for 120 days after the determination issue date.
    • Get your tax agent to submit an election on your behalf through Online services for agents.
    • Complete the excess non-concessional contributions election form and send it to us.

    Next steps

    If the time frame to make election has expired

    You have 60 days to make an election. However, the option to make an election will still be available in our online services for 120 days after the date of issue of the determination.

    After 120 days you cannot lodge the election via ATO online services. However, you can:

    When we receive the election form, we will determine if we will accept it.

    You should check if we have already started or completed the release process before lodging an election.

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      Last modified: 12 May 2022QC 19749