Meal Allowance - Transfer To Other Location - Vehicle Manufacturing And Drafting, Planning & Technical Employees


Award Definition

Vehicle Manufacturing, Repair, Services and Retail Award 2010 [MA000089]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
A meal allowance of $14.87 per meal is payable to an employee who is required to work overtime for more than one and a half hours and was not notified of the requirement to work overtime on the previous day or earlier.

What to pay

$14.87 for a meal

Notes

This is an allowance paid for working overtime and receiving a meal.

Should you withhold tax?

Only withhold tax on the amount above the ATO limit. Currently the ATO limit is $31.95

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?

The amount below the ATO threshold should be excluded. The amount above the threshold should be shown separately as an allowance

How should it be reported for Single Touch Payroll?

Not applicable below the threshold. Above the threshold should be Meals

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