09-Sep-2010 12:00 PM
Superannuation is a compulsory retirement saving that is paid by your employer. It is compulsory for employers to pay a minimum of 9.5% of your wages in superannuation if
you are over 18, and
-earn more than $450 a month from that employer.
It does not matter if you are working as permanent or casual, or if your resident or non-resident for tax purposes. Your employer, must pay superannuation for you if you meet the above criteria.
The superannuation paid by your employer is taxed at 15% by the ATOSuper Refund Australia