Brisbane's Accounting & SMSF Specialists

Tag: access superannuation

Accessing your Super

Accessing your Super

Superannuation
When can I access my Super?  This is probably one of the top 5 questions that people ask when they think about their Superannuation account. In simple terms, you can only access your superannuation balance if you meet a condition of release.  The main condition of release is attaining age 65.  However, if you are under 65 years of age, this does not mean that you cannot access your Super.  It just means that strict conditions apply. You can generally access your super money if you satisfy the following conditions: Attaining age 65. Reaching your Preservation Age and ceasing employment. Preservation age is 55 for those born before 1 July, 1960. For those born after 1 July, 1960 and before 1 July, 1964, preservation age can be 55, 56, 57, 58 or 59 depending on your