Tool Allowance - Cooks & Chefs


Award Definition

Aged Care Award 2010 [MA000018]

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Allowance Description
A tool allowance of $11.45 per week for the supply and maintenance of tools will be paid to chefs and cooks who are not provided with all necessary tools by the employer.

What to pay

$0.31 per hour up to a maximum of $11.60 per week

Notes

This allowance is paid for employees providing their own tools. The assumption is that the employee would spend the allowance on replacing their tools from time to time

Should you withhold tax?

Do not withhold tax from this allowance

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?

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