Accommodation Allowance - Shearing Operations - Not Woolclassers Or Shearing Shed Experts

Award Definition

Pastoral Award 2010 [MA000035]

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Allowance Description
pay to the employee an allowance of 259.4% of the standard rate per night for each night during the employee’s employment that the employee is so forced to obtain and pay for sleeping quarters.

What to pay

$52.94 per night


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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