Accommodation And Meals Allowance - Temporary Transfer - Appropriate Accommodation Is Not Available - Other Than Regional Airlines

Award Definition

Air Pilots Award 2010 [MA000046]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
When a pilot is required in the course of employment to layover from the pilot’s home base, all costs necessarily incurred in relation to accommodation and meals will be reimbursed. 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, a hardlying allowance of $96.62.

What to pay

reimbursement for the cost of meals plus $96.62 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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