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Treasury advises Government on all aspects of retirement income policy, including superannuation and Age Pension policies, and on the adequacy of retirement incomes. This includes modelling of the implications of demographic trends and Government policy on households, as well as Government revenue and expenditure.


  •  - Open30 days left to have your sayConsultation Paper

    The Treasury is seeking submissions regarding exposure draft regulations that support the transfer the early release of superannuation function to the ATO. Currently, a notice of authorisation for the early release of superannuation benefits on compassionate grounds is only able to be given to the applicant, meaning to verify the notice superannuation trustees would need […]

  •  - Open2 days left to have your sayExposure Draft

    The Treasury is seeking submissions regarding exposure draft legislation to ensure that a reversionary Transition to Retirement Income Stream (TRIS) will always be allowed to automatically transfer to eligible dependants upon the death of the primary recipient. Currently, a reversionary TRIS requires that the dependant beneficiary satisfies a condition of release before the benefits are […]

  •  - ClosedDraft Legislation

    This exposure draft Bill is intended to give effect to the Government’s Superannuation Guarantee (SG) Integrity Package, announced by the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services on 29 August 2017. The draft Bill would: allow the Australian Tax Office (ATO), in cases where employers fail to comply with their SG obligations, to issue directions to pay unpaid […]

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