KPMG has recently released a report, which proposes policy options to help primary carers catch up on their superannuation balances to address the superannuation gap.

The report, The Gender Superannuation Gap: Addressing the Options, outline four options:

  1. Time-limited rebate of superannuation contributions tax (SCT).
  2. Create a Primary Carer Supplementary Concessional Cap
  3. Remove the five-year limit on utilisation of concessional caps for years spent as a primary carer
  4. Provide top-up superannuation contributions for primary carers (not on a co-contribution basis).

Read the full report

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