Distant Work - Board And Lodging

Award Definition

Concrete Products Award 2010 [MA000056]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description

Where an employee is unable to return to their home the same night and the employer does not provide board and lodging the employer will pay:

  • $93.42 per day for the first 7 days; and
  • $653.57 per week for any subsequent week or part thereof.

What to pay

$93.42 per day for the first 7 days and $653.57 for any extra week or part thereof


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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