Paying SG

You need to pay 9.5% of most employees’ normal pay into their super fund each quarter.

Changes to the super guarantee rate

To help grow Australian workers' retirement savings, the compulsory super guarantee (SG) rate will gradually increase to 12%. The SG rate is currently 9.5%. This will remain until the 2020-2021 financial year, then will gradually increase until it reaches 12% by 1 July 2025 as shown in the table below.

Financial yearSG rate
2014-2015 9.5%
2015-2016 9.5%
2016-2017 9.5%
2017-2018 9.5%
2018-2019 9.5%
2019-2020 9.5%
2020-2021 9.5%
2021-2022 10%
2022-2023 10.5%
2023-2024 11%
2024-2025 11.5%
2025-2026 12%

Next steps

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