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Calculating superannuation

Check out Sunsuper's simple, easy to use glossary of all the different terms you might come across when researching superannuation. Find a clear and simple definition for anything relating to calculating superannuation, from salary sacrifice calculator to retirement calculator.

 

Superannuation calculator

Many super funds offer online tools that can help you make the most of your super. Sunsuper’s contributions calculator can work out if adding a little extra to your super could reduce your income tax now, and how much of a difference it could make to your final super balance at retirement. The retirement forecaster can help you work out how long your super will last in retirement. Other calculators can help you estimate the fees you pay on your Sunsuper account and work out how much insurance cover you might need

 

Superannuation contributions calculator

Sunsuper’s online contributions calculators can help you work out if adding a little extra to your super could reduce your income tax now, and how much of a difference it could make to your final super balance at retirement.

 

Salary sacrifice calculator

Salary sacrifice calculators can assist you in working out how regularly adding extra to your super from your before-tax salary through salary sacrifice could help boost your super balance and reduce your income tax. Sunsuper has a range of online calculators that can help you work out how to boost your super balance, what your super balance might be when you retire and how long your super might last.

 

Retirement calculator

Online retirement calculators including Sunsuper’s retirement forecaster can help you work out how long your super might last in retirement after taking into account your salary, planned retirement age, current contributions to super, whether you have a spouse, and any Centrelink age pension you may receive. They can then let you see the difference to your income in retirement if you, for instance, make additional contributions to your super or change your planned retirement age.