The Government has failed to pass its amnesty for employers who haven’t paid their Super Guarantee obligations through the Parliament. The Super Guarantee amnesty was intended to run for 12 months, from the date it was announced – 24 May 2018 – until 23 May 2019. But the Treasury Laws… Read More »Government fails to pass SG amnesty in time, super legislation lapses
Super Guarantee Amnesty
The Federal Government wants to give employers a 12 month amnesty historical underpayment of Superannuation Guarantee. Though this requires the passage of legislation through the Parliament, with Labor set to oppose the amnesty.
Australia’s largest two accounting bodies have called for the Government’s proposed Super Guarantee amnesty to be clarified in the upcoming Federal Budget. Last May the Government announced the intention to legislate a 12 month amnesty for employers who hadn’t paid their Super Guarantee obligations for their workers. If it was… Read More »Budget needs to clarify Super Guarantee amnesty: accountants
Labor has accused the Government of having the ATO implement, at least partially, an amnesty for employers who haven’t paid their Super Guarantee obligations without the policy passing the Parliament. Shadow Assistant Treasurer Andrew Leigh pointed to reports that the ATO is waiving penalties for employers who have come forward… Read More »Government implementing SG amnesty without legislation: Labor
Opinion/analysis – Does the Coalition really want to head into an election after giving an amnesty to employers who haven’t paid superannuation owing to their workers? An election is likely within the next nine months, and the Government is dropping policies that are unpopular or can’t get through the Parliament… Read More »Will the Super Guarantee amnesty be the next Government policy dropped?
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
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
Labor plans to try to amend the Government’s Superannuation Guarantee Bill, potentially with the aim of removing the measure entirely. Last week the Government introduced legislation which would create a 12 month Super Guarantee amnesty for employers. “The Prime Minister had absolutely no idea of these moves when asked about… Read More »Labor wants to amend Super Guarantee amnesty
The Government has announced a twelve month amnesty for historical underpayment of Superannuation Guarantee. The amnesty, which is meant to be a one-off, is included in a Bill put to Parliament – meaning the Bill would have to pass for the amnesty to apply. “We are introducing this one-off amnesty… Read More »Government plans amnesty for Super Guarantee underpayment