Coffin Handling Allowance

Award Definition

Road Transport and Distribution Award 2010 [MA000038]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
Any employee required to handle coffins containing human remains—$3.23 for each coffin handled

What to pay

$3.23 for each coffin handled


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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