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It is quite common for individuals to lose track of their past and present superannuation accounts. This can often occur when changing jobs, as some employees opt for their employer to make contributions into new fund.
There are two causes for a super account to be deemed ‘lost’, which are:-
‘Unclaimed super’ refers to a super fund that has transferred the balance of an inactive account directly to the ATO. The ATO will hold this balance until the account holder transfers it to an active super account.
At Littles, we are able to conduct this search from the Australian Taxation Office on behalf of our clients, using the following two forms:-
1. Australian Taxation Office Searching for Lost and Unclaimed Super; and
2. Nomination of a legal representative to act on behalf of an individual.
Results of this search will usually be received within 28 days of the request being submitted.
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