Spouse contributions are amounts paid into your account by your spouse, or money you pay into your spouse’s account on their behalf.
You can make or receive a spouse contribution if the receiving spouse is under age 75 and you are:
When your spouse reaches age 75 they can no longer receive a spouse contribution.
Making a spouse contribution can boost your partner’s retirement savings. This is particularly helpful if your spouse has had time out of the workforce as they may have had long periods of time without any super contributions.
You could also receive a tax offset of up to $540 if your spouse earns less than $37,000 each year.
|If your spouse’s total annual income* is:||Your tax offset will be…|
|$37,000 or less||$540|
|$37,001 - $39,999||Rebate reduces as spouse’s income increases|
Absolutely. Your partner, friends and family can join Brighter Super and enjoy many of the same membership benefits you do. Best of all, opening an account is easy! Simply follow the steps below.