Country Radial Areas Allowance - Apprentice 2Nd Year

Award Definition

Building and Construction General On-site Award 2010 [MA000020]

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Allowance Description
Country radial areas (a) An employer with a business or branch or section thereof (for the purpose of engagement) that is established in any place (other than on a construction site) outside the areas mentioned in clause 25.2,must pay their employees the allowances prescribed in clause 25.2 for work located within a radius of 50 kilometres from the post office nearest the employer’s establishment. (b) Where the employer has an establishment in more than one such place the establishment nearest the employee’s nominated address will be used for purposes of this clause and employees are entitled to the provisions of clause 25.5 when travelling to a job outside such radial area. Apprentices Apprentices will be entitled to a proportion of the allowances prescribed in clauses 25.2,25.3 and 25.4 in accordance with the following scale: on second year rate—85% of amount prescribed;

What to pay

$14.82 per day


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?


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