Country Work - Travel Time Allowance


Award Definition

Asphalt Industry Award 2010 [MA000054]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description

Where an employee is sent by the employer from the city to the country, or from one country centre to another country centre, or from a country central to the city, or remains until the completion of the job, or until the special work on which they were sent to perform is completed and no other work is provided by the employer, they're entitled to payment at the minimum hourly rate of pay for time spent travelling, with a maximum payment of 8 hours per day.



What to pay

payment at the minimum hourly rate of pay for time spent travelling, with a maximum payment of 8 hours per day

Notes

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?

Gross PAYEVNTEMP47

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