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  • Leaving the workforce

    Individuals leaving the workforce because they are retiring have a range of options for making the transition.

    If you're Leaving your job for other reasons, such as termination, change of industry or leaving Australia the tax on payments you receive may be different.

    In this section

    Planning to retire
    Find out about access to your super, CGT concessions and the tax treatment of payments you may receive

    Transition to retirement
    Find out how you may be able to reduce your working hours without reducing your income

    Accessing your super to retire
    Check how and when you can access your super to fund your retirement

    Approved early retirement schemes
    A scheme that an employer puts into place to encourage certain groups or classes of employees to retire early or resign

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    Withdrawing and using your super

    Last modified: 20 Apr 2022QC 27129