How to avoid a super death tax

Dying can be expensive for your dependants, but there’s ways around it.

Superannuation, on the surface, is about saving for your retirement. In fact, that aim is actually enshrined as the ‘sole purpose’ of superannuation.

You save via super for decades. At some point close to retirement – before, at, or after – you take a lump sum, an income stream, or a mixture of both. Super pension income is, in the main, tax free.


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