Remember, limited services apply from 22 April ahead of the APSS merger with Australian Retirement Trust on 30 April.

As an incentive to help you save for your retirement, super enjoys concessional tax treatment. However, there are limits on the amount of contributions that can be made to your super each financial year that are taxed at concessional rates. If you contribute more than these limits you could potentially pay extra tax.

You can find out the latest information about contribution limits by reading our Superannuation taxes fact sheet for the current tax year, or visiting the ATO website’s Contributions capsOpens in new window page.

In summary, different limits and tax consequences apply, depending on your age and whether the contributions are:

You may wish to link directly to the ATO’s information about:

Monitoring your annual super contributions in the APSS (and any other super funds you are a member of) is your responsibility, so it’s important you check your contributions regularly. You can check your total contributions in the APSS for the financial year to date on this website (using your APS number and PIN).

Important reminder

You can only make after-tax contributions to your APSS account if we have your tax file number (TFN). If you would like to provide the APSS with your TFN, just complete and return the Provide your Tax File NumberOpens in new window form. You can also provide your TFN by calling SuperPhone on 1300 360 373.