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9. Make spousal contributions

Higher earning spouses can reduce their tax by contributing some of their super to their spouse’s super account.

Spouses can claim a tax offset of up to 18 per cent on super contributions of up to $3,000 that are made on behalf of their non-working or low-income earning partner.

From 1 July 2017, the spouse’s income threshold will be increased to $40,000.

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