Accommodation Allowance - Caretaker Living On Premises


Award Definition

Amusement, Events and Recreation Award 2010 [MA000080]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
Where an employee is required by the employer to live on the premises and is required to act as caretaker, the employee must be paid an allowance equal to the amount of the rental charged by the employer for the accommodation at the said premises.

What to pay

the amount of the rental charged by the employer for the accommodation

Notes

This allowance is based on performing a special duty or a certain area of responsibility

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?

Gross PAYEVNTEMP47

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