Help making super contributions 

As an employer, Government legislation requires you to pay super to eligible employees to help them save for retirement.

There are rules about who to pay, how much super you need to pay as well as how to make the payments. 

  • Pay super using an online payment system (like the QuickSuper* clearing house)
  • Make super contributions by quarterly deadlines
  • Pay super into a registered super fund, like AustralianSuper

You’ll find more information on your super obligations as an employer here.

 

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Looking for a clearing house solution?

The QuickSuper* clearing house offers AustralianSuper participating employers a government compliant, automated online payment system free of charge. Quicksuper allows you to make one payment for all your employees, no matter what super fund they belong to, quickly and securely

You can also: › Make additional or voluntary contributions › Update business and employee details › Pay super when it suits you

You’ll need to join AustralianSuper to access Quicksuper

Pay by quarterly deadlines

Your super payments must be paid into an eligible super fund by quarterly payment deadlines although many businesses choose to pay more frequently. Pay on time (before the SG tax deductibility deadline in the table below) and you can claim a tax deduction. If you don’t meet the quarterly deadline you’ll have to pay the Super Guarantee Charge and provide a statement in the following month to the ATO.

Period SG TAX Deductibility deadline SG statement lodgement and sg charge payment deadline
1 Jul - 30 Sep 28 October 28 Nov
1 Oct - 31 Dec 28 January 28 Feb
1 Jan - 31 Mar 28 April 28 May
1 April - 30 jun 28 July 28 August

Important Updates for Employers

Using QuickSuper

The QuickSuper clearing house is government compliant, secure and free.

With QuickSuper you can make one payment for all your employees, no matter what super fund they belong to. You can also:

  • Make additional or voluntary contributions 
  • Update business and employee details
  • Use reporting to reconcile payments
  • Create a detailed audit trail
  • Choose your payment frequency – weekly, fortnightly, monthly or quarterly

Using QuickSuper

QuickSuper Demonstration

Join AustralianSuper to access QuickSuper for employee payments

Joining AustralianSuper as an employer is the first step to setting up QuickSuper. Joining takes less than 15 minutes – you’ll need your ABN and business details, such as the number of employees you have. You can always make a start then save your application and return at a later date to complete it.

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Get QuickSuper access

Once you’ve joined AustralianSuper as a registered employer, sign up for QuickSuper access. It offers simple super payment processes whether you’re a large or small business.

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QuickSuper help and resources

QuickSuper how-to guide

Download the QuickSuper how-to guide for step-by-step instructions on setting up your account and making super payments.

CSV file template

Use this CSV file template if you use a payroll system and want to make bulk super payments by file upload.

Get in touch 

Call us on 1300 300 273, 8.00am to 8.00pm weekdays for help with setting up your QuickSuper account.

*QuickSuper is a registered trademark and a product owned and operated by Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141. Westpac’s terms and conditions applicable to the QuickSuper service are available after your eligibility for the free clearing house service is assessed by AustralianSuper. A Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) is available from Westpac upon request. AustralianSuper doesn’t accept liability for any loss or damage caused by use of the QuickSuper service and doesn’t receive any commissions from Westpac if employers use this service. You can choose to make your contributions using a different service, but it needs to meet the government’s minimum data standards as legislated in Stronger Super reforms.

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