Tax & super
Chant West Super 2018 Pension 2018

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Family Law

Relationships and Super

The law allows either party to a marriage or de facto relationship (whether same sex or opposite sex) to ask the trustee to provide certain prescribed information regarding the member's superannuation interest in the Fund. This is to give the couple enough information to work out the overall value of the superannuation interest.

The request must be:

  • Made by a party to either a marriage or de facto couple (whether same sex or opposite sex);
  • Made on a prescribed form; and
  • Be accompanied by a declaration that the request is to assist the applicant in relation to Family Court proceedings.

It is not possible for a party to the marriage to make a request outside the context of divorce or separation.

If the request comes from the non-member spouse, the trustee must not:

  • Inform the fund member that the request has been received; or
  • Provide the non-member spouse with the fund member's address.

You should seek legal advice to obtain more information about how family law legislation can affect your superannuation benefit in the event of divorce.

Chant West Super 2018 Pension 2018

My Super News

Changing jobs? It’s easy to take us with you

03-Apr-2019

Starting a new job is nerve-wracking and exhilarating, all at once. It represents a new chapter of your life with endless opportunities - a chance to make a positive first impression, encounter professional challenges as you grow and learn, and new people to befriend. Read More

Mind the gender super gap!

03-Apr-2019

You’ve heard of the gender pay gap, but are you aware of the gender superannuation gap? While the national gender pay gap currently sits at 14.1%1, the gender gap in retirement incomes is far worse. Read More

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