Super contribution payment deadlines

Payments and cut-off dates

Superannuation Guarantee (SG) contributions for eligible employees need to be received by complying superannuation funds (such as REI Super) each quarter by the dates below. 


Payment due date

Q1 - 1 July to 30 September

28 October

Q2 - 1 October to 31 December

28 January

Q3 - 1 January to 31 March

28 April

Q4 - 1 April to 30 June

28 July

If you are using Employer Portal

Please allow:

  • a minimum of 2 days for the payment to clear

If you are using MercerSpectrum

Please allow:

  • a minimum of  two days for default contributions to clear
  • 7 business days for choice contributions to clear



Payments and public holidays

Where the cut-off date falls on a weekend or public holiday, payment may be made on the next working date after the cut-off date.

Late payments

Late payments may result in loss of tax deduction for the payment and other potential penalties. For more information, visit the ATO website.