Handling Lime Allowance - General Mill Workers

Award Definition

Sugar Industry Award 2010 [MA000087]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
All employees engaged in the hand shovelling of lime or in handling bagged lime will be paid an extra 2.78% of the standard rate per hour extra whilst so engaged,but this allowance will not apply to employees classified as lime handlers.

What to pay

$0.66 per hour while handling lime


This allowance is based on a working condition or a disability as part of working a shift.

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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