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Contributions to age 75

Section: 6.6

Age Applicable rules
Less than 65        A fund can accept contributions made for a person who is under 65 years of age, irrespective of employment or other income earnings status.
Age 65 years old or over but under 70 years old A fund can accept contributions as long the member is gainfully employed at least a part-time basis.  Fund may accept downsizer contributions regardless of the member's employment status.
Age 65 years old or over but under 67 years old A fund can accept contributions, including downsizer contributions, from 1 July 2020.
Age 70 years old or over but under 75 years old A fund can accept contributions as long the member is gainfully employed on at least a part-time basis. For a member tuning 75 years old, contributions must be received no later than 28 days after the end of the month that the member turns 75 years old. Funds can accept downsizer contributions regardless of the member's employment status
Age 75 years old or over Funds can accept downsizer contributions (there is no maximum age limit) as long as they have their TFN, but generally they cant accept other non-mandated contributions.

Super co-contributions and employer contributions that relate to a valid contribution period for the member can be accepted at any time.

Source: ATO

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Last modified: Thursday, August 27, 2020