Accommodation And Meals Allowance - Temporary Transfer - Appropriate Accommodation Is Available - Other Than Regional Airlines

Award Definition

Air Pilots Award 2010 [MA000046]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
(a) This clause does not apply to pilots employed by regional airlines. (b) When a pilot is required in the course of employment to layover from the pilot’s home base,the pilot will be reimbursed all costs necessarily incurred in relation to accommodation and meals,in addition to an allowance of $19.76 per night. The additional allowance does not apply in the case of a temporary transfer from home base. (c) When a pilot demonstrates to the satisfaction of the employer that appropriate accommodation was not available on the layover,a pilot will be paid,in addition to the reimbursement allowance in clause 19.8(b),a hardlying allowance of $87.63.

What to pay

reimbursement for the cost of accommodation and meals


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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