If an employee’s duty compels them to take more than one meal a day away from their home,any meal or meals in excess of one a day will (unless otherwise paid for or reimbursed by the employer) be paid for by the employer at the rate of $19.31 for such meal.
What to pay
$20.35 per meal for the 2nd and 3rd meal
This is a type of expense allowance where we would not expect the employee to claim a deduction for this in their tax return
Should you withhold tax?
Withhold tax from this allowance
Should super be paid on this allowance?
This allowance forms 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?
Include this allowance as part of gross wages
How should it be reported for Single Touch Payroll?