Exhumation Allowance - Body Has Been Buried For More Than 14 Days But Less Than Seven Years - Arterially Embalmed And Inserted In A Metal, Polythene Or Plastic Container

Award Definition

Cemetery Industry Award 2010 [MA000070]

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Allowance Description
An employee required to do any work in an exhumation will receive an allowance for each body exhumed in addition to their minimum wage as follows: Where a body has been buried for more than 14 days but less than seven years and had been arterially embalmed and sealed in a metal,polythene or other approved plastic container—10.7% of the standard rate;

What to pay

$92.29 per body


This allowance is based on a working condition or a disability as part of working a shift.

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?


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