An operational employee or Communications Call Taker in an ambulance service, other than an employee being trained in the communications centre, is entitled to an allowance for all disabilities incurred whilst performing communications centre duties, of:
$0.96 per hour for each rostered hour in excess of 8 hours.
$7.57 per 8 hour shift and a further $0.96 per hour for any period in excess of 8 hours
This is a type of expense allowance where we would expect the employee to claim a deduction for this in their tax return
Do not withhold from this allowancd
This allowance should not form part of ordinary times earnings
Include this allowance for payroll tax purposes
Show the allowance separately in the allowance box