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Paying super for your employees FAQs

Below are the most common questions our employers ask about paying super.


How can I pay my employees' super?

 We have a range of payment options for employers to give you flexibility in how you send us superannuation contribution details and money. The size and type of your business will often determine the best way to make payments. Which of our payment options are available to you will depend on whether or not you have joined Sunsuper as an employer.

Find out about our payment options.

How much super do I need to pay?

Generally, employees aged over 18 who are paid $450 or more (before tax) in a calendar month, and work full-time, part-time or on a casual basis, are covered by the SG legislation, currently set at 9.5% ordinary times earnings However, this is not the case for all employees. Find out more on how much you should pay.

For detailed information, call the ATO on 13 10 20, or visit the ATO website.

When do I need to pay by?

The SG deadline date is set 28 days after the end of each quarter. 


Quarter Dates Due date
1st 1st July - 30th September 28th October
2nd 1st October – 31 December  28th January
3rd 1st January – 31 March  28th April
4th 1st April – 30 June  28th July 

Check out more about contribution deadlines