Distant Work - Working Away From Usual Workplace - Temporary Transfer Allowance - Broken Part Of A Week - Less Than 7 Days - Including Casuals

Award Definition

Ports, Harbours and Enclosed Water Vessels Award 2010 [MA000052]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description

A relieving employee other than a casual employee who is required to work at a place away from their normal place of work will be paid all additional fares involved and additional travelling time involved at the rate of single time;provided that no employee will be paid more than their ordinary day’s wages for any time not exceeding 24 hours spent travelling.

What to pay

reimbursement of all living expenses up to a maximum of $79.47 per day


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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