Laundry Allowance - Part-Time Or Casual


Award Definition

Car Parking Award 2010 [MA000095]

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Allowance Description
Where the employer requires the employee to wear a uniform the employer will launder the uniform at the employer’s expense. A part-time or casual employee will be paid an additional $2.73 per shift.

What to pay

$2.73 per shift

Notes

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?

Laundry

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