Living Away From Home - Meal Allowance


Award Definition

Electrical, Electronic and Communications Contracting Award 2010 [MA000025]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
Living Away Allowances: for all meals not included in the cost of fares or accommodation arranged by the employer an allowance of $16.41 per meal will be paid to the employee.

What to pay

$16.41 per meal, for meals not included in fares or accommodation cost

Notes

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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