Company Dancers and Performers: Travelling On A Public Holiday Allowance - First 3 Hours - Dancers - Full-Time & Part-Time

Award Definition

Live Performance Award 2010 [MA000081]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
If a company dancer is required by the employer to travel on a public holiday,the employee will be given a day off in the following week,provided that if a day off instead is not provided,the employee will be paid 8.3% of the weekly wage in addition to the wage for the week for travel of up to three hours duration,and 1/38th of the weekly wage for each half hour or part thereof for travel in excess of three hours.

What to pay

8.3% of the minimum weekly wage per occasion


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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