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Super Standard Choice Form – Instructions to Complete

Using the form – employees/apprentices

Use this form to advise an employer of your choice of super fund.

You must provide the required information so your employer can make contributions to your nominated super fund.

You can view and compare super fund products by using the YourSuper comparison tool.

Completing the form online

The pre-filled online form can be accessed through ATO online services via myGov.

Employees completing the form in our online services will need their:

  • employer’s ABN
  • employment type (for example, full time, part-time, casual)
    • name
    • USI of the nominated super fund
    • ABN.employer’s default super fund details, such as

Existing super funds and account details will be displayed in the form if you choose to nominate an existing super fund for employers to pay contributions to.

Employees will need to print the completed form summary and return this to their employer

About the downloadable form

The standard choice form has three sections:

  • section A – the employee completes by providing details of their choice of super fund, together with supporting documents
  • section B – the employer completes by providing details of their nominated super fund (before they give the form to an employee)
  • section C – the employer completes to document the choice process for an employee.

Employers must retain the returned form as their record of the choice process. Completed forms must be retained for five years.

Section A: Employee to complete

If you choose your own super fund you will need to obtain current information from your fund to complete items 3 or 4.

Item 3: Nominating your APRA fund or RSA

Complete this item if you are nominating your own APRA fund (fund regulated by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority) or a retirement savings account (RSA).

You must include USI provided by your fund.

You must attach a letter from the fund trustee or RSA provider confirming both the fund or RSA:

  • is a complying fund or RSA
  • will accept payments from your employer.

This letter may contain other information to help your employer make super contributions using SuperStream.

For further information, click here 

Things you should know

  • Your employer is not liable for the performance of the super fund you or they nominate.
  • You should not seek financial advice from your employer unless they are licensed to provide it.
  • You can change the fund your employer pays your super into at any time by filling out this form and returning it to your employer.
  • Your employer is only required to accept one choice of fund from you in a 12-month period; however, they may accept more.
  • Your employer has two months after you return this form to them to action your request.
  • Any money you have in existing funds will remain there unless you arrange to transfer it (roll it over) to another fund – before you transfer your super, consider any impacts, including loss of insurance, fund performance or any fees or charges you may incur, If unsure, you may want to seek independent financial advice.
  • If you quote your TFN to your employer for super purposes, they must provide it to the super fund.

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the Apprenticeship Services arm of Master Builders Association of New South Wales, ABN 96 550 042 906

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This document outlines the direct debit arrangements between Master Builders Association of NSW Pty Ltd, ABN 11 074 397 532 (MBANSW) and you.

MBANSW is the registered Group Training Organisation and Apprenticeship Services arm of Master Builders Association of New South Wales, ABN 96 550 042 906 (Master Builders)

“You”, “your” and “Training Employer” refer to you, your company and business nominated in the table below.

This document outlines the direct debit arrangements between MBANSW and you.

Direct Debit Terms and Conditions

  • Your nominated account or credit card will be debited weekly for hosting a MBAS or MBAS+ apprentice or trainee.
  • The first debit to your account will occur within 7 working days of the MBAS or MBAS+ apprentice or trainee commencing their placement with your business.
  • If an invoice payment is due on a non-business day, it will be debited from your account on the following business day.
  • Training Employer account information held by MBANSW will be kept confidential. Please note that some information is provided to the MBANSW financial institution to initiate the debit to your nominated account.
  • MBANSW will give you a minimum of 14 days’ notice in writing of changes to these Terms and Conditions.
  • If you wish to make changes to this arrangement, please contact MBANSW on (02) 8586 3533.

Your responsibility in this arrangement

  • Ensure that your nominated account can accept direct debits (your financial institution can confirm this).
  • Ensure there are sufficient cleared funds in the nominated account on the drawing date.
  • Advise MBANSW in writing if the nominated account is transferred or closed.


Please note that if your payment is dishonoured by your financial institution, a re-draw will take place within 7 days.

Any transaction fees payable by MBANSW in respect to a dishonoured payment will be added to your account.

Enquiries

Please direct all enquiries to MBAS (02) 8586 3533 or [email protected];

Please include your phone and email address.

I/We authorise MBANSW to arrange for funds to be debited from my/our nominated account at the financial institution identified below.

This authority to direct debit will remain in place in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.