If your employer does not pay super or pay a minimum amount of super in your correct fund by the due date, Your employer may pay the super guarantee charge(SCG).
ATO will investigate your employer’s super contribution and they will respond to an employee enquiry.If ATO find that your employer did not contribute for super at all or as former employer have not fulfilled SG obligations for you, ATO will disclose details of super to you.
By the ATO guideline, From 1 April 2019, ATO have authority to disclose funds if the employer’s not fulfilled super obligations and it doesn’t matter if they lodged enquiry with ATO or not.
ATO will always give priority to the collection of unpaid SCG debts. ATO will help employers who address their debts in priority. For those employer that not to disclose super obligations, ATO will take strict action against them and provide important notice like
- director penalty notices
- garnishee notices.
If you want ATO that report will be sent to your employer, ATO will update details through investigation. If ATO gets information regarding SGC debt, ATO will notify you regarding important action.
If you did not lodge enquiry regarding your super obligation and ATO will investigate, ATO will ask for review. By chance, if you receive notice from ATO, you do not worry about your super and no need for further action. ATO will notify with outcome, once, the investigation is completed.
Any SGC ATO will collect from your employer is distributed to your super fund.