Using SuperPay as a UniSuper employer

SuperPay is our free contributions processing platform for UniSuper employers. With SuperPay, you can:

  • add new members
  • update member details
  • upload, submit and validate contribution data to UniSuper
  • use the platform as a clearing house for Choice of Fund members.

To learn more about becoming a UniSuper employer, get in touch with us via email.

Using your own super contributions system

If you don’t have access to SuperPay, you can process contributions using a clearing house or payroll system , as long as it’s SuperStream compliant.
Step one - Register with us

It’s helpful to know that someone has your back if issues with super payments come up. By registering your company details, we can contact you if there’s any complications with your contributions.

Step two - Prepare your contributions

Before submitting your contributions, make sure you have the following details handy:

  • your employer number
  • employee’s membership number
  • employee’s name, address and date of birth
  • employee’s tax file number
  • payment amount and types (for example super guarantee rate, salary sacrifice or member voluntary contributions)
  • payment period start and end date.
Step three - Pay your contributions

You need to use an external SuperStream-compliant system (such as a clearing house) to pay contributions. For more information about setting up a SuperStream-compliant system, visit the ATO’s website.

When paying your contributions, you may need to add these UniSuper details:

Paying super as a sole trader

You don’t need to register with us as a sole trader unless you’re paying an employee.

If you want to pay your own super, you’ll need to make a non-concessional contribution (via BPAY®) into your personal super account. To convert your funds to a concessional contribution (providing the same tax treatment as regular employer contributions), you’ll need to submit a notice of intent.

You can submit a notice of intent via your online account.

Submit a notice of intent (3 mins to complete)

There are certain things you should consider before making contributions, such as eligibility and caps. Time limits apply to converting your funds to concession contributions. For more information, read our After-tax contributions page.

We're here to help

If you have any questions about making super payments, call us on 1800 331 685.

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