Hi, do you know the name of the Super Fund your Super was paid into ?
If your money is with the tax office is will be searchable via the following link, or by calling the number provided on this webpage..
SuperSeeker searches the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) lost members register for any super you may have lost. You can search SuperSeeker online, by phone, or by completing a form and you will get the same results.
Searching using the form will take longer whereas searching online or by phone is quick and easy.
Your super fund will report you as a lost member if:
As you worked two years ago, the money may still be with the Super Fund. However, best to check with the ATO first.
In terms of an amount of money that your employer would have paid to Super..
If you’re eligible for compulsory super guarantee contributions, your employer must pay them into a complying super fund.
Generally, you’re entitled to super guarantee contributions from an employer if you’re 18 years old or over and paid $450 or more (before tax) in a month. It doesn’t matter whether you’re full time, part time or casual, and it doesn’t matter if you’re a temporary resident of Australia.
If you’re under 18 you must meet these conditions and work more than 30 hours per week to be entitled to super contributions. If you’re a contractor paid wholly or principally for your labour, you’re considered an employee for super purposes and entitled to super guarantee contributions under the same rules as employees.
How much your employer should pay
If you’re eligible for super guarantee contributions, at least every three months your employer must pay into your super account a minimum of 9.25% of your ordinary time earnings, up to the ‘maximum contribution base’. (Note: prior to 1 July 2013 the rate was 9%.) These contributions are in addition to your salary or wages.
Based on a 37.5 hour week, and 52 weeks your estimated gross income would have been approx $35,100 and with an employer Super contribution of 9% if that was the rate in 2010-2011 when you worked here - $ 3,159
Please let me know if there is anything else I can do to assist. Kind Regards, James
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