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 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 fourth year rate—95% of amount prescribed.
What to pay
$16.56 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?