Question 3 - Concessional and non-concessional superannuation contributions
Total marks – 15
a.Keith is age 35 and earns $110,000 p.a. His employer contributes 12% of this salary to his nominated superannuation fund each year (this includes the employer’s mandatory superannuation guarantee contributions). Keith would like to salary sacrifice additional contributions into superannuation.
i.Describe, in your own words how salary sacrifice to superannuation works, including from a cashflow and taxation perspective? (4 marks)
ii.What is the maximum amount that Keith can salary sacrifice to superannuation to stay within the concessional contribution limit? Show your workings (4 marks) b.Sonia contributed $110,000 to superannuation as a non-concessional contribution in 2021/22.
iii.Outline the non-concessional contribution bring forward rules in your own words (3 marks) iv.Determine whether Sonia can contribute a further $150,000 in 2021/22. Explain your answer, including any taxation consequences. (4 marks) Show your workings. Full marks will not be awarded if workings are not provided.