(a) Bilingual means a recognised proficiency in English as well as any one of the languages normally used by the employer’s customers/clients.
(b) In recognition of the increased effectiveness and productivity of bilingual employees, an employee who is competently bilingual and who is regularly required in the course of their duties to use one or more of these languages will be paid an annual allowance of:
Level 1 is an elementary level. This level of accreditation is appropriate for employees who are capable of using a minimal knowledge of language for the purpose of simple communication.
What to pay
$2,070.33 per year
This allowance is based on the employee holding a relevant qualification
Should you withhold tax?
Withhold tax from this allowance
Should super be paid on this allowance?
This allowance forms 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?
Include this allowance as part of gross wages
How should it be reported for Single Touch Payroll?