Take home more of your pay by salary packaging everyday expenses
As an aged care worker or not-for-profit employee, salary packaging can help you maximise your salary.
Salary packaging for not-for-profit employees is an ATO-approved way of reducing the tax you pay on certain expenses. And, the great news is, working within the not-for-profit industry means you may be eligible to salary package and save on a huge range of everyday expenses.
Salary package a range of everyday living expenses such as mortgage, rent, bills and other everyday items up to the value of $15,900 every Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) year (1 April - 31 March).
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If you're going on holiday, getting married or having a party, there are some costs you could save on.1
Save up to 45% on eligible portable electronic devices such as laptops and tablets.2
If you use a financial planner or a tax advisor, you could salary package the fees and save.
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Salary package the cost of parking in an approved car parking station.
Lucy is salary packaging the $2,650 meal entertainment benefit. She saves $900 per year by using the Smartsalary Salary Packaging and Meal Entertainment card to pay for her restaurant meals.3,5
Since salary packaging his rent under the $15,900 tax-free cap, Tom gets to take home an extra $5,480 per year.3,4
This is general information only. Before entering into any salary packaging or novated leasing arrangement, you should consider your objectives, financial situation and needs, and, seek appropriate legal, financial or other professional advice based upon your own particular circumstances. The availability of benefits is determined by your employer. Conditions and fees apply.
1 There’s a cap across Meal and Entertainment, Holiday Accommodation and Venue Hire benefits of $2,650 per FBT year (1 April –31 March). Eligibility for the Holiday Accommodation and Venue Hire benefit is dependent on your industry and employer.
2 A portable electronic device can only be salary packaged if it is used primarily (over 50%) for work purposes. Tax savings achieved through salary packaging will depend on your income tax bracket and personal circumstances.
3 Savings example is for illustrative purposes only, and is based on the income tax rates for the 2021/22 financial year. Your actual savings will depend on your income tax bracket, the GST processing method nominated by your employer, administration fees payable under your employer’s salary packaging plan and your personal circumstances.
4 Savings example is based on the assumption that the full $15,900 tax-free cap has been salary packaged per FBT year (1 April – 31 March).
5 Savings example is based on the assumption that the full $2,650 cap has been salary packaged towards the Meal Entertainment benefit per FBT year (1 April - 31 March).