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A comprehensive list of salary packaging items

Salary packaging could be available on a wide range of expenses and items depending on your industry sector and your employer's salary packaging policy.  Select your industry group from the tabs below to see some of the benefits you could pacakge, and contact us or your employer to find out more about the benefits available to you.

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Boost your retirement savings for later - and enjoy the tax savings now

Couple who salary package addition superannuation paymentsWith salary packaging, you can use funds from your pre-tax salary to make additional contributions to your superannuation. This not only reduces your taxable income, meaning you save on tax, but could also boost your retirement nest egg.

Your employer already makes regular superannuation contributions on your behalf as part of your standard salary, but making additional superannuation contributions can go a long way.

What exactly can I package?

Most people can package up to $25,000 a year (including your employer's 9.25% contribution) without incurring any tax penalties.

As of 1 July 2017, the annual cap for concessional contributions cap was reduced to $25,000 per annum for all individuals, regardless of age.

Up until 30 June 2017, the annual concessional contributions cap is $30,000 for those aged under 50, and $35,000 for those over 50.

Please refer to www.ato.gov.au for up to date information.

Who can package additional super contributions?

Most employees can salary package additional superannuation contributions. Contact your employer to find out if this benefit is available to you.

 

How much could you save each year?

At Maxxia, we take the guesswork out of salary packaging.  Use our salary packaging calculator to estimate how much you could save.


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Already packaging - but now want to add this benefit?  

Additional superannuation

Boost your retirement savings for later - and enjoy the tax savings now. With salary packaging, you can use funds from your pre-tax salary to make additional contributions to your superannuation.

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Airport (SP) Enjoy the perks of the airport lounge - and save

Airline LoungeDo you travel often or just enjoy splurging when you do?  You could save on airport lounge memberships by salary packaging the cost.

So the next time you travel, you can sit back in the airport lounge and relax knowing you've saved on your membership fee.

What exactly can I package?

You can salary package the cost of your airport lounge membership.

Who can package this?

Most employees can salary package airport lounge memberships.  Contact your employer to find out if this benefit is available to you.

How much could you save each year?

At Maxxia, we take the guesswork out of salary packaging.  Use our salary packaging calculator to estimate how much you could save.

Ready to get started?

Already packaging - but now want to package airport lounge memberships too?

Airport lounge membership (FBT Free + GST)

Enjoy the perks of the airport lounge - and save. You could save on airport lounge memberships by salary packaging the cost.

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Save on car parking 

Car SavingsAvoid the inspectors, tickets and the meters and package the cost of car parking.

If you drive to work or regular spend money on car parking you may be able to elect to package the cost of parking your car. 

What exactly can I package?

You could salary package the cost of parking your car. 

Who can package this?

You could package car parking expenses if you work for a:

  • private or not-for-profit hospital
  • charity or other not-for-profit organisation
  • private school, club, association or religious organisation

How to claim car parking 

To claim reimbursement please send us:

  • claim form
  • a copy of the invoice
  • for reimbursement you will also need to supply proof of payment and complete the payment / reimbursement claim form .

How much could you save each year?

At Maxxia, we take the guesswork out of salary packaging.

Use our salary packaging calculator to estimate how much you could save.

Ready to get started?

Already packaging - but now want to add this benefit?  

Car parking (Full FBT + Type 1 + GST)

Save on car parking! Avoid the inspectors, the tickets and the car parking meters and packaging the cost of car parking. If you drive to work or regular spend money on car parking you may be able to elect to package the cost of parking your car.

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Save on the cost of disability or aged care

Aged Care DisabilityIf a loved one requires the services of a disability or aged care provider, you may be able to salary package the costs.

What exactly can I package?

You can salary package the cost of disability or aged care from a registered disability or aged care provider, for a parent, partner or dependent who requires nursing care due to old age or physical or mental disability.

Who can package this?

You could salary package living expenses if you work for a:

  • private or public not-for-profit hospital
  • charity or other not-for-profit organisation
  • private school, club, association or religious institution.

and your employer offers this as part of your workplace benefits program.  

Still not sure whether you can package disability or aged care costs?  Contact your employer to find out if this benefit is available to you.

How much could you save each year?

At Maxxia, we take the guesswork out of salary packaging.  Use our salary packaging calculator to estimate how much you could save.

Ready to get started?

Already packaging - but now want to add disability or aged care costs too?  

Aged care & disability (Full FBT + Type 2 + No GST)

Save on the cost of disability or aged care. If a loved one requires the services of a disability or aged care provider, you may be able to salary package the costs.

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Ease the cost of child care with salary packaging

2.4.4 Child Care_iStock_000003993764XSmall_265 x 165If you need to arrange paid care for your children while you're at work, you may be eligible to salary package child care fees.

By packaging your child care fees, you could reduce your taxable income and save on tax. Plus, with Maxxia, you can set up regular ongoing contributions from your pre-tax salary directly to
your child care provider - so we take care of the payments for you.

What exactly can I package?

You could salary package your child care fees, as long as the child care facility is a registered provider.

There are two types of child care fees:

  • non-employer owned

This could be a privately owned child care facility or one that is managed by your local council.

  • in-house provider

This is a child-care facility which is operated in-house by your employer.

It's best to check with your employer to understand which type of child care fees you are eligible to salary package.

Note: Salary packaging child care fees may affect your entitlement to government benefits as salary packaging can affect the gross value of your salary. We recommend you seek independent financial advice to determine if salary packaging is right for you.

Who can package child care fees?

You could salary package either child care fee option if you work for a:

  • charity or other not-for-profit organisation
  • private or public not-for-profit hospital

and your employer offers this as part of your workplace benefits program.

You could salary package in-house provider child care fees if you work for a:

  • corporate or private sector organisation

and your employer offers this as part of your workplace benefits program.

Contact your employer to find out if this benefit is available to you.

How much could you save each year?

At Maxxia, we take the guesswork out of salary packaging.  Use our salary packaging calculator to estimate how much you could save.

Ready to get started?

Already packaging - but now want to package child care fees too?

Child care (employer provided) (Full FBT + Type 2 + No GST)

Ease the cost of child care with salary packaging. If you need to arrange paid care for your children while you're at work, you may be eligible to salary package child care fees.

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Safeguard yourself and your family from loss of income through disability - and use pre-tax dollars to pay your premiums.

Disability income protection helps replace your earnings if you can't work due to sickness or injury so you can concentrate on feeling better. With salary packaging you can pay your disability and income protection insurance premiums with pre-tax dollars. 

What exactly can I package?

You can package your disability and income protection insurance premiums. 

Who can package this?

You could salary package disability and income protection if you work for a:

  • charity or other not-for-profit organisation
  • government department or agency
  • corporate or private sector organisation

and your employer offers this as part of your workplace benefits program.

Still not sure whether you can package disability and income protection insurance?  Contact your employer to find out if this benefit is available to you.

How much could you save each year?

At Maxxia, we take the guesswork out of salary packaging.

Use our salary packaging calculator to estimate how much you could save.

Ready to get started?

Already packaging - but now want to package your disability and income protection insurance premiums too?

 

Disability / Income protection insurance (FBT Free + No GST)

Safeguard yourself and your family from loss of income through disability - and use pre-tax dollars to pay your premiums. Disability / income protection helps replace your earnings if you can't work due to sickness or injury.

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Get financial advice - and save on the fees

2.4.6 Financial Advice _iStock_000015703029XSmall_265 x 165If you talk to a registered financial adviser about your finances or investment matters, you may be eligible to salary package the fees.

So while you're getting advice on how to increase your assets and grow your investments, you could save money in the process too.

What exactly can I package?

You could salary package:

  • financial counselling fees
  • the cost to put together an investment plan.

Note: You cannot salary package initial consultations about salary packaging.

Who can package financial planning fees?

You could salary package financial counseling and planning if you work for a:

  • charity or other not-for-profit organisation
  • government department or agency
  • corporate or private sector organisation

and your employer offers this as part of your workplace benefits program.

Still not sure whether you can package financial planning fees?  Contact your employer to find out if this benefit is available to you.

How much could you save each year?

At Maxxia, we take the guesswork out of salary packaging.  Use our salary packaging calculator to estimate how much you could save.

Ready to get started?

Already packaging - but now want to package financial planning fees too?

Financial advice (FBT Free + GST)

Get financial advice - and save on the fees! If you talk to a registered financial adviser about your finances or investment matters, you may be eligible to salary package the fees.

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Let us pay the bills for you

2.4.7 Fixed Expenses_iStock_000014764941XSmall_265 x 165We all have bills and expenses that come around each pay day - and they can quickly add up. So why not salary package the cost of your fixed expenses and let Maxxia take care of the bills for you.

A fixed expense is a bill or payment that is the same amount each time - such as a mortgage or rent payment, loan repayment or council rates.

Maxxia can help manage these expenses by paying for them on your behalf, with funds from your salary packaging account. That way, you don't have to worry about making the payment - we'll do it for you. It's like setting up an automated direct debit - except you're using your pre-tax dollars to save.

What exactly can I package?

You could salary package any ongoing, regular expense that is the same amount each time. This can include mortgage or rent payment, loan repayment, mobile phone bill, school fees or council rates.

Who can package this?

You could salary package your fixed expenses if you work for a:

  • private or public not-for-profit hospital
  • charity or other not-for-profit organisation.

Contact your employer to find out if this benefit is available to you.

How much could you save each year?

At Maxxia, we take the guesswork out of salary packaging.  Use our salary packaging calculator to estimate how much you could save.

Ready to get started?

Already packaging - but now want to package fixed expenses too?

Fixed expenses (Full FBT + Type 2 + No GST)

Let us pay the bills for you! We all have bills and expenses that come around each pay day - and they can quickly add up. So why not salary package the cost of your fixed expenses and let Maxxia take care of the bills for you.

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Take care of your health - and your hip pocket

Child at doctorEase the cost of private health insurance by salary packaging the premiums.

We often hear about the importance of
private health insurance, as the cost of an unexpected medical expense can often be significant. To save on the amount you pay for your health insurance, and keep more money in your pocket to spend on other things, why not salary package your premium?

What exactly can I package?

You could package your private health insurance premiums.

Who can package this?

You could salary package private health insurance premiums  if you work for a:

  • private or public not-for-profit hospital
  • charity or other not-for-profit organisation
  • private school, club, association or religious institution

and your employer offers this as part of your workplace benefits program.  

Still not sure whether you can package health insurance premiums? Contact your employer to find out if this benefit is available to you.

How much could you save each year?

At Maxxia, we take the guesswork out of salary packaging.  Use our salary packaging calculator to estimate how much you could save.

Ready to get started?

Already packaging - but now want to package health insurance too?

Health insurance premiums (Full FBT + Type 2 + No GST)

To keep more money in your pocket, why not salary package your premium and have that extra peace of mind?

Find out more

Planning a holiday or event?

Family salary packaing their holiday

You may be eligible to salary package the cost of your holiday accommodation or venue hire for a special event.

More benefits of salary packaging holidays and events

The accommodation or venue hire you salary package:

  • does not have to be business-related 
  • is FBT exempt
  • is not included in your salary packaging cap limit - for everyday living expenses. 

Who can package holidays and events?

You can salary package holiday accommodation or venue hire costs if you work for a:

  • private or public not-for-profit hospital
  • charity or other not-for-profit organisation.

Still not sure whether you can salary package holiday accommodation or venue hire? Contact your employer to find out if the benefit is available to you.

Is there a limit to how much venue hire and holiday accommodation I can package?

Yes. Together with the Meal Entertainment benefit, you can package up to a cap limit of $2,550 each FBT year.

You may also decide to package Venue Hire alone. The cap limit of $2,550 still applies each FBT year.

The Venue Hire cap is in addition to the existing salary packaging cap limit for everyday living expenses (for example, mortgage or rent claiming).

What  can I package?

  • holiday accommodation
  • whether you're travelling locally or overseas, you can pay for the cost of your holiday accommodation using your pre-tax dollars
  • venue hire.

You could  use pre-tax dollars to pay for the hire of a venue or other facilities for special celebrations such as weddings, birthdays or anniversaries for yourself, your spouse - or for your children.

You cannot claim food and beverages under this item.  Please see Meal Entertainment for more information about salary packaging meals.

How to claim holiday and events

It’s easy to claim back costs for Venue Hire, simply: 

  • send us a claim form and 
  • include proof of payment in Australian dollars (accommodation costs must be listed separately if the expense is part of a holiday package, for example where flights, meals and accommodation are all inclusive).

How much could you save each year?

At Maxxia, we take the guesswork out of your salary packaging lifestyle.  Use our salary packaging calculator to estimate how much you could save.

Ready to get started?

Already packaging - but now want to package holiday accommodation and events too? 

Holiday accommodation (FBT Free + no GST)

You could take off for your next holiday sooner with salary packaging. Whether you're travelling locally or overseas, you could pay for your accommodation using your pre-tax dollars.

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