Computing Quantities Allowance - Does Not Apply To Leading Hand Or Setter-Out

Award Definition

Joinery and Building Trades Award 2010 [MA000029]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description

An employee who is regularly required to compute or estimate quantities of materials in respect to the work performed by other employees must be paid $5.77 per day or part thereof extra.

This allowance does not apply to an employee classified and paid as a leading hand or setter-out.

What to pay

$5.77 per day


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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