INCOME TAX ASSESSMENT ACT 1997

CHAPTER 3 - SPECIALIST LIABILITY RULES  

PART 3-30 - SUPERANNUATION  

Division 301 - Superannuation member benefits paid from complying plans etc.  

Subdivision 301-C - Member benefits: elements untaxed in fund  

Member benefits (element untaxed in fund) - recipient aged under preservation age

SECTION 301-115   Superannuation lump sum - element untaxed in fund taxed at 30% up to untaxed plan cap amount, top rate on remainder  

301-115(1)  
If you are under your *preservation age when you receive a *superannuation lump sum from a *superannuation plan, the *element untaxed in the fund of the lump sum is assessable income.

301-115(2)  
You are entitled to a *tax offset that ensures that the rate of income tax on the amount mentioned in subsection (3) does not exceed 30%.

Note:

The remainder of the element untaxed in the fund is taxed at the top marginal rate in accordance with the Income Tax Rates Act 1986 .

301-115(3)  
The amount is so much of the *element untaxed in the fund as does not exceed your *untaxed plan cap amount for the *superannuation plan at the time you receive the benefit.


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