Tool Allowance - Qualified Tradeperson Level 4 Or Above

Award Definition

Port Authorities Award 2010 [MA000051]

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Allowance Description
A qualified tradesperson (Level 4 and above) who is required by the employer to provide tools will be paid $15.29 per week for supplying and maintaining tools ordinarily required for the performance of their work as tradespersons.

What to pay

$0.42 per hour up to a maximum of $16.00 per week


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?


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