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Exposure Draft - Electronic Portability Form for Lost Superannuation


Friday, 23 September 2011

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The Assistant Treasurer has released exposure draft amendments to allow the Australian Taxation Office to administer an electronic portability form for lost superannuation accounts.

The electronic portability form will allow members reported as lost by their superannuation funds to request the transfer of their benefits through a portal on the ATO website.

Making a submission

Interested parties are invited to comment on the exposure draft legislation and explanatory material. While submissions may be lodged electronically or by post, electronic lodgement is preferred. For accessibility reasons, please submit responses sent via email in a Word or RTF format. An additional PDF version may also be submitted.

All information (including name and address details) contained in submissions will be made available to the public on the Treasury website unless you indicate that you would like all or part of your submission to remain in confidence. Automatically generated confidentiality statements in emails do not suffice for this purpose. Respondents who would like part of their submission to remain in confidence should provide this information marked as such in a separate attachment. Legal requirements, such as those imposed by the Freedom of Information Act 1982, may affect the confidentiality of your submission.

Closing date for submissions: Thursday, 13 October 2011

Address written submissions to:
The Manager
Benefits and Regulation Unit
Personal and Retirement Income Division
The Treasury
Langton Crescent

Email: superamendments@treasury.gov.au

For enquiries, please call Frances McGee on (02) 6263 4011.

Documents Available:

Acrobat (PDF) documents

 Acrobat (PDF)

Exposure Draft  175.79kb
Explanatory Memorandum  105.00kb
Consultation Summary  38.17kb

Microsoft Word (RTF) documents

 Microsoft Word (RTF)

Exposure Draft  4,606.33kb
Explanatory Memorandum  264.12kb
Consultation Summary  820.65kb

Related Items:

Submissions: Exposure Draft - Electronic Portability Form for Lost Superannuation - 25/11/2011

Treasury received six submissions in response to the exposure draft legislation that was open for public consultation from 23 September 2011 to 13 October 2011 for the electronic portability form for lost superannuation. All of these submissions were public. The submissions are listed below and are accessible by selecting the author.

The opinions expressed in the submissions are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Government or the Treasury.

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