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Superannuation & Pensioner & A Job
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Posted 30 January 2013 - 09:30 PM
My mum who is an aged pensioner has got a job to help out up the upcoming state election. She got all the forms she needed to complete for the agency including a superannuation form. Does she have to have super taken out? it's only a day of work, seems a waste to send money to a super fund just to have to withdraw it again. Is there an exemption form for this ?
Posted 31 January 2013 - 11:10 AM
If she is over 70 they don't have to pay her superannuation, but i think that is the only exemption.
Posted 31 January 2013 - 11:13 AM
She must also earn over a certain amount each month and if its just a day a week - no she won't (unless they are paying her a fortune!!!)!
She needs to earn more than $450 in that month.
Edited by meplainjanebrain, 31 January 2013 - 11:14 AM.
Posted 31 January 2013 - 11:15 AM
When my DH did the last few elections he didn't get paid enough for the day to get any super! It can be a really, really long day.
I thought the over-70 exemption was being removed, but not sure from what date.
Posted 31 January 2013 - 06:14 PM
She might as well get it if she is entitled to it. It's not something they 'take out' of money earned, it is paid on top of money earned so I doubt she could just receive it as pay instead.
Posted 01 February 2013 - 12:49 PM
Just looked it up - if the election is prior to 30 June 2013, then no, if it is after, then yes:
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