Super Guarantee Amnesty

The Government has proposed that employers who have underpaid their Super Guarantee obligations be given a time-limited amnesty – requiring them to pay the unpaid super for their workers, but not applying several of the usual additional penalties.

Legislation for employer Super Guarantee amnesty expected “imminently”

New legislation giving employers who haven’t paid Super Guarantee an amnesty can be expected “imminently”, says the Minister responsible. Update: The Government has introduced legislation for the Super Guarantee amnesty – Treasury Laws Amendment (Recovering Unpaid Superannuation) Bill 2019. Senator Jane Hume, Assistant Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and Financial… Read More »Legislation for employer Super Guarantee amnesty expected “imminently”

Super Guarantee amnesty Bill introduced with “haste and secrecy”: Labor

Labor members of a Senate committee have accused the Government of engaging in “haste and secrecy” around its Bill to create an amnesty for employers who haven’t paid their Super Guarantee obligations. The majority of the Senate Economics Legislation Committee, which includes Liberal Senators and Greens Senator Whish-Wilson, recommended that… Read More »Super Guarantee amnesty Bill introduced with “haste and secrecy”: Labor

Small Business Ombudsman supports Super Guarantee amnesty

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman supports the Government’s planned amnesty for employers who haven’t met their Superannuation Guarantee obligations, a decision which the ACTU has described as “shocking”. The Small Business Ombudsman appeared before a Senate Committee which is inquiring into the Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Superannuation… Read More »Small Business Ombudsman supports Super Guarantee amnesty