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Who can contribute to super?

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To be eligible to contribute to super, you may need to meet certain age and work conditions.

Contribution type
 

  Superannuation Guarantee Salary sacrifice Personal deductible Personal after-tax Spouse
Under age 65 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Aged 65 to 69 and worked at least 40 hours in a period of no more than 30 consecutive days in that financial year Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Aged 70 to 74 and worked at least 40 hours in a period of no more than 30 consecutive days in that financial year Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Aged 75 + Yes No No No No

Note: To make personal after-tax contributions or spouse contributions the person for whom the contribution is being made must have a total super balance of less than $1.6 million at 30 June of the preceding year and have provided their Tax file number (TFN) to their super fund.

For more information on the restrictions that apply to super contributions, please visit Australian Taxation Office (ATO).

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