Cold Places Allowance

Award Definition

Cleaning Services Award 2010 [MA000022]

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Allowance Description
Cold places An employee working for more than one hour in a place or places where the temperature is reduced by artificial means below zero degrees Celsius will be paid an additional 0.067% of the standard rate per hour. Where the work continues for more than two hours,employees will be entitled to a rest period of 20 minutes every two hours without loss of pay.

What to pay

$0.54 per hour


This allowance is based on a working condition or a disability as part of working a shift.

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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