Lift Industry Allowance

Award Definition

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

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Applies from: 01/07/2023

Allowance Description
In addition to the weekly award rates, employees must be paid an amount of $147.26 per week as an all-purpose lift industry allowance in consideration of the peculiarities and disabilities associated with the installation, major modernisation, servicing, repairing and/or maintenance of lifts and escalators and in recognition of the fact that employees engaged in such work may be required to perform, and/or assist to perform, any of such work.

What to pay

$3.88 per hour


This allowance is based on performing a special duty or a certain area of responsibility

Should you withhold tax?

Withhold tax from this allowance

Should super be paid on this allowance?

This allowance forms 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?

Include this allowance as part of gross wages

How should it be reported for Single Touch Payroll?


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