Living Away From Home - Fares Allowance

Award Definition

Surveying Award 2010 [MA000066]

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Allowance Description
An employee required by their employer to work temporarily away from their usual place of employment and,as a result,is required to sleep away from their usual place of residence,is entitled to the following: fares to and from the place at which their employer requires the employee to work

What to pay

payment for fares for travelling to and from work when living away from home


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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