SuperStream accounts for over 70% of APRA fund contributions

The number of superannuation members benefiting from SuperStream continues to grow, according to the ATO. SuperStream is a new system to electronically transfer information about super contributions between employers and super funds. The ATO says that over 70% of members’ superannuation contributions to APRA-regulated super funds are now being sent using the SuperStream data standard. “This… Continue reading SuperStream accounts for over 70% of APRA fund contributions

SMSFs warned about inactive Electronic Service Addresses

SMSFs have been warned about the consequences of having an inactive Electronic Service Address. The Association’s Director of Technical and Professional Standards, Graeme Colley, said it was “imperative” for SMSFs to have an active Electronic Service Address to comply with SuperStream.

ATO SuperStream compliance extension for large employers

The ATO has announced four months of “compliance flexibility” for large and medium employers getting ready for SuperStream. Large and medium employers are scheduled to be fully SuperStream compliant from 30 June 2015. However Philip Hind, ATO’s National Program Manager for Data Standards & E-Commerce (SuperStream), has said the ATO will “extend its compliance flexibility… Continue reading ATO SuperStream compliance extension for large employers

Over 1 million SuperStream transactions a month

The ATO says that over 1 million superannuation contributions are being made under the SuperStream standard each month, “marking a significant milestone,” and reminds small businesses to be prepared. More than 50,000 employers are now using SuperStream, with many more to start following the 1 July 2015 start date for small business implementation of SuperStream.

Time running out for SMSFs to get SuperStream ready

Time is running out for SMSF to get ready for SuperStream, if they haven’t already. From 1 July 2015 all businesses should be using SuperStream, the new electronic system for transferring data about superannuation contributions. Large employers started using SuperStream from 1 July 2014, and should fully comply with the data transfer standard by 1 July… Continue reading Time running out for SMSFs to get SuperStream ready

ATO releases SuperStream certified product register

The ATO has released the SuperStream certified product register for payroll, clearing houses and other providers. The ATO says “this is an important resource for employers and their advisers to check the status of solutions they are interested in using to implement SuperStream.”