Super co-contribution calculator
This calculator helps you find out:
- if you are eligible for a co-contribution from the
- how much you can get if you are eligible
For more details see further information
and FAQs below.
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To be eligible for the government co-contribution, you need to
meet this criteria:
- Make personal after-tax (non-concessional) contributions to
- Receive at least 10% of your assessable income from employment
or self-employment activities
- Lodge an income tax return
- Have given your tax file number to your super fund
- Be less than 71 years old at the end of the financial year
- Have not been a temporary resident of Australia for any
part of the financial year
For full eligibility details see ATO's co-contribution eligibility.
FAQs - frequently asked questions
Q: If I work part-time, do I enter my full-time equivalent
salary or the amount of income I actually receive.
A: You need to enter the amount of income you actually receive,
your taxable income plus reportable fringe benefits plus salary
sacrificed super contributions.
Q: If I have income from more than one job, which amount do I
A: If you have income from more than one job you will need to
add them together or use the 'other income' field. You
co-contribution entitlement will be calculated using income from
Q: Are maternity leave payments counted as eligible employment
A: Yes, employer maternity payments count as eligible employment
Q: I don't pay tax on my income, am I eligible for the
A: You don't need to pay tax on your income to be eligible for
the co-contribution, you just need 10% of your income to come from
eligible employment income.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2018