Work related travel is eligible to be salary packaged. These expenses are totally exempt from FBT.
In the Health and Charities sector this means it can be packaged in addition to the threshold (capped) amount for your Sector, tax free.
When paying for Work Related Travel using pre-tax salary, your taxable income will reduce, thus resulting in you paying less income tax. In addition, you may not have to pay GST for this benefit.
Items that are salary packaged, such as Work Related Travel cannot be claimed as an income deduction as well.
Work Related Travel is exempt from Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT)
You may not have to pay GST for this benefit. Where GST is payable for the service, your employer is able to claim an Input tax Credit (ITC) – GST refund. This ITC may then be passed back to you, the employee.
Expenses are not included as part of the capped salary packaging threshold amount if Health and Charties Sector.
Is FBT (Fringe Benefits Tax) exempt and non reportable, so not included on your payment summary.
Remunerator’s reimbursement method is used when salary packaging this benefit.
Process and Payment Options
Select Work Related Travel, the amount you would like to package and your preferred packaging / payment option.