Ask Noel: Can I pay a wad into her super?

By Noel Whittaker
Updated June 28 2018 - 1:22pm, first published October 24 2017 - 12:00am
YES, YOU CAN – Gifting rules don’t apply to assets transferred from one member of a couple to another.  But bear in mind, if you do pay in, it will be a non-concessional contribution.
YES, YOU CAN – Gifting rules don’t apply to assets transferred from one member of a couple to another. But bear in mind, if you do pay in, it will be a non-concessional contribution.

Your Money Q&A

Q AS I approach age pension age, I am trying to my reduce cash assets. If I make a considerable superannuation contribution to my wife’s super above the allowable gifting limits, would this be viewed as a gift and deemed accordingly?

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