Excess Travel Costs Allowance - Not Overnight - Working Away From Usual Workplace

Award Definition

Amusement, Events and Recreation Award 2010 [MA000080]

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Allowance Description
If an employee is directed to work at a place other than their usual place of employment,an allowance equivalent to all fares necessarily incurred by them each day in excess of the normal fares of travelling from their home to their usual place of employment and return must be paid by the employer.

What to pay

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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?


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