Accommodation Allowance - Living Ashore - Employee Providing Own Accommodation

Award Definition

Maritime Offshore Oil and Gas Award 2010 [MA000086]

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Allowance Description
Employees who are required to live ashore away from their home port may elect to provide their own accommodation in which event they will be reimbursed an allowance of $216.70 per day made up as follows: $ Accommodation 137.30

What to pay

$142.47 per day


This is a type of expense allowance where we would expect the employee to claim a deduction for this in their tax return

Should you withhold tax?

Do not withhold from this allowancd

Should super be paid on this allowance?

This allowance should not form 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?

Show the allowance separately in the allowance box

How should it be reported for Single Touch Payroll?


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