Laundry Allowance - Part-Time Or Casual

Award Definition

Car Parking Award 2010 [MA000095]

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Allowance Description
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: (b) if a part-time or casual employee,an additional $2.55 for each shift worked.

What to pay

$2.67 per shift


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?


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