Tax with Max: explaining the over 65 work test

We explain the rationale behind the work test that determines whether over 65s can continue to voluntarily contribute to super.

Summary: The work test for over 65s is designed to prevent wealthy individuals from continuing to transfer wealth into their super funds and gain that tax advantage while they are retired. The 40-hour per week threshold is calculated by taking into account the rules that determine whether someone aged over 60 is retired.

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