• Using the Small Business Superannuation Clearing House

    The Small Business Superannuation Clearing House is a free (see note) online service that helps small businesses to make super contributions for their employees.

    It can help you save time, prevent administrative errors, and allow you to make super guarantee contributions for your employees in a single transaction to one location.

    Note: If you make your super payments by EFT or BPAY using your credit card account, you may be charged a fee by your financial institution.

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    Key features

    • You can make all your super contributions in one transaction. The Clearing House will securely distribute super contributions to your employees’ nominated super funds.
    • You only need to enter details of your employees' super funds once. When you make the next contribution, the details are already there.
    • Your super guarantee obligations are met as soon as your payment and instructions are accepted by the Clearing House.
    • You can nominate a regular contribution amount for an employee.
    • You can access your transaction history whenever you need it.
    • Once set up, it only takes a few minutes to make payments.
    • The Clearing House is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
    • By using the Clearing House, you'll be paying super the SuperStream way – with money and data being sent electronically in the standard format.

    Who can use the Clearing House

    You can use this service if you are a small business with 19 or fewer employees, or have an annual aggregated turnover of $2 million or less.

    Note: we are currently updating our systems to allow businesses with a turnover of between $2 million to less than $10 million to access this service. We will update this page when the service is available for these businesses. We will also communicate this via our Small business newsroom.

    An employee is an individual employed on a full-time, part-time or casual basis.

    Super funds can use the Clearing House to access detailed payment reports. They can also provide and update information such as bank account details and add useful information about their fund for employers.

    Register for the Clearing House

    Small business

    By using the Clearing House, you agree to the terms and conditions.

    You can choose to register for the Clearing House. It is an optional service.

    When you register for the Clearing House, you need to provide your business's and your employees' details.

    You can nominate someone other than the business owner to use the Clearing House on your behalf. This person may be a payroll officer or bookkeeper. You can change or update details of the authorised contact at any time.

    You can register your small businessExternal Link online.

    Have the following ready to register your business:

    • your Australian Business Number (ABN) or Withholding Payer Number (WPN)
    • your email address
    • employees’ details.

    Resources for small businesses

    Step-by-step instructions are available to help you register for and use the Clearing House:

    See also:

    Super funds

    By using the Clearing House, you agree to the terms and conditions.

    You can choose to register for the Clearing House so you can access payment reports and keep your details up to date.

    To register, email SBSCHenquiries@sbsch.gov.au and include your fund's:

    • name
    • ABN
    • current postal address
    • preferred trustee, director or public officer's contact details.

    Resources for super funds and administrators

    We have several resources available for super funds and administrators:

    Privacy

    Information you provide to the Clearing House is used to administer the program.

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    Feedback

    To give feedback about the Clearing House:

    • access the Complaints form
    • phone 1800 199 010 8am–6pm, Monday to Friday (local time), except national public holidays
    • phone the National Relay Service on 13 36 77 (if you have a hearing, speech or communication impairment)
    • fax 1800 060 063
    • write to

      Australian Tax Office
      PO Box 1271
      ALBURY NSW 2640
      Last modified: 29 May 2017QC 38564