• Maximum super contribution base

    The maximum super contribution base is used to determine the maximum limit on any individual employee's earnings base for each quarter of any financial year. You do not have to provide the minimum support for the part of earnings above this limit.

    Table 22: Maximum super contributions base

    Income year

    Income per quarter

    2017–18

    $52,760

    2016–17

    $51,620

    2015–16

    $50,810

    2014–15

    $49,430

    2013–14

    $48,040

    2012–13

    $45,750

    2011–12

    $43,820

    2010–11

    $42,220

    2009–10

    $40,170

    2008–09

    $38,180

    2007–08

    $36,470

    2006–07

    $35,240

    2005–06

    $33,720

    2004–05

    $32,180

    2003–04

    $30,560

    2002–03

    $29,220

    2001–02

    $27,510

    2000–01

    $26,300

    1999–2000

    $25,240

    1998–99

    $24,480

    1997–98

    $23,630

    1996–97

    $22,590

    1995–96

    $21,720

    1994–95

    $20,780

    1993–94

    $20,160

    1992–93

    $20,000

    The maximum super contributions base is indexed in line with AWOTE each income year. The new indexed amount is generally available each February.

    Last modified: 26 Jul 2017QC 18123