In recognition of the service nature of the car parking industry,employees will observe their respective employer’s policy in respect to conduct and dress. Where an employee is required to wear a special uniform,such uniform will be laundered by the employer at the employer’s expense. Provided that where,by mutual agreement,laundering is done by the employee,or where the employer has refused,neglected or failed reasonably to launder the article and the laundering is done by the employee,then the employee will be paid an allowance as follows:
(a) if a full-time employee,an additional $12.96 per week
What to pay
$13.58 per week
This allowance is paid to help pay staff for laundering compulsory uniform
Should you withhold tax?
Laundry allowances should not have tax withheld from them unless they are over the ATO threshold. This is currently $0.58 per day or $2.88 per week. If they are over, the amount up to these thresholds is tax tree and the remaining amount is taxable
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?