Company Dancers and Performers: Meal Allowance - Less Than 2 Hours Break Between Performances - Company Dancers

Award Definition

Live Performance Award 2010 [MA000081]

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Applies from: 01/07/2023

Allowance Description
If there is a break of less than two hours between the conclusion of one performance and the beginning of the next performance on the same day, the employer will provide the employee with a satisfactory meal. Alternatively, the employer may pay to the employee an amount of $32.96 instead of the said meal.

What to pay

$32.96 for a 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?


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