Explosive Powered Tools Allowance


Award Definition

Plumbing and Fire Sprinklers Award 2010 [MA000036]

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Allowance Description
An operator of explosive powered tools,as defined in this award,who is required to use an explosive powered tool,must be paid an additional 7.6% of the hourly standard rate per hour for every day on which they use such a tool.

What to pay

$1.75 per hour

Notes

This allowance is paid for employees providing their own tools. The assumption is that the employee would spend the allowance on replacing their tools from time to time

Should you withhold tax?

Do not withhold tax from this allowance

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?

Tools

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