Cask Firing Allowance - Cooper Stream

Award Definition

Wine Industry Award 2010 [MA000090]

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Applies from: 01/07/2023

Allowance Description
An employee engaged in the cask firing as a cooper must be paid 23.8% of the standard rate per day or part thereof extra subject to a maximum of 119.2% of the standard rate per week extra.

What to pay

$6.23 per day up to a maximum of $31.21 per week


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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