Travel Time Allowance - Sleeping Berth Provided

Award Definition

Telecommunications Services Award 2010 [MA000041]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
The travelling time to be paid will be 12 maximum hours out of every 24 hours,or where a sleeping berth is provided by the employer for all night travel,eight hours out of every 24.

What to pay

payment at the minimum hourly rate per hour for a maximum of 8 out of 24 hours


This isn't technically an allowance, more a payment for hours worked

Should you withhold tax?

Withhold tax from these payments

Should super be paid on this allowance?

Include super to the extent that it is within ordinary hours

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 as part of gross wages

How should it be reported for Single Touch Payroll?


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