Country Work - Travel Time Allowance

Award Definition

Pest Control Industry Award 2010 [MA000097]

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Allowance Description
Time occupied in travelling to and from country work will be paid for at ordinary rates in addition to wages otherwise earned,provided that an employee will not be paid for more than eight hours occupied in travelling on any one day. A day for the purposes of this subclause means from midnight on one day to midnight on the next day.

What to pay

payment at the minimum hourly rate for each hour of travel to and from country work


This isn't technically an allowance, more a payment for hours worked

Should you withhold tax?

Withhold tax from these payments

Should super be paid on this allowance?

Include super to the extent that it is within ordinary hours

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 as part of gross wages

How should it be reported for Single Touch Payroll?


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