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If your monthly wage is more than $A450, your employer must contribute an additional sum equal to 9.5% of your wage into a superannuation (pension) account for you. If you entered Australia on an eligible temporary resident visa you can, in most cases, access your contributions when you leave Australia, although the contributions will be taxed.

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Questions on Tax and Superannuation for Australia

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If you are over 18 and under 35, (The Australian government is looking at increasing the age) looking at working in Australia, this forum may help you find what you need. We have compiled a list of questions and answers on your Visa, and Tax responsibilities while in Australia. We will update all information as new stuff comes in.

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Use the tables below if you were an Australian resident for tax purposes for the full year and you are entitled to the full tax-free threshold.

These rates do not include the Medicare levy.

Australian Tax Brackets 2019–20

Taxable income

Tax on this income

0 – $18,200 Nil
$18,201 – $37,000 19c for each $1 over $18,200
$37,001 – $90,000 $3,572 plus 32.5c for each $1 over $37,000
$90,001 – $180,000 $20,797 plus 37c for each $1 over $90,000

The above rates do not include the Temporary Budget Repair Levy; this levy is payable at a rate of 2% for taxable incomes over $180,000.

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