Distant Work Allowance - Apprentice 1St Year

Award Definition

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

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Allowance Description
Distant work The allowance prescribed in clause 25.2 must be paid to employees employed on distant work (as defined in clause 24.1),when the work is carried out within a radius of 50 kilometres from the place where,with the employer’s approval,the employee is accommodated. 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 the first year rate—75% of amount prescribed;

What to pay

$13.07 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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