Track riders (including people required to drive or ride horses) must be paid an allowance per week by way of subsidy of $5.46 instead of riding boots,skullcaps and safety vest and each employee must provide a suitable skullcap,safety vest and riding boots as required.
What to pay
$5.46 per week
This is a type of expense allowance where we would expect the employee to claim a deduction for this in their tax return
Should you withhold tax?
Do not withhold from this allowancd
Should super be paid on this allowance?
This allowance should not form part of ordinary times earnings
Should payroll tax be paid on this allowance?
Include this allowance for payroll tax purposes
How is it treated on the payment summary?
Show the allowance separately in the allowance box
How should it be reported for Single Touch Payroll?