Bulletins

Tax Deductibility of Union Dues 2015/2016

Members are reminded that Union dues are a legitimate tax deduction.  For the purposes of completing your taxation return this year, the following are the relevant amounts paid for the 2015/2016 financial year.  Please note that the anomaly in the figures compared to last year is due to the fact that there were 27 pay periods in this financial year.

AUSTRALIA POST

Australia Post Employees                                                  

Full Rate ( 26 + hours)                             $484.65                           

Half Rate (15 - 25 hours)                         $242.19                                

Quarter Rate (1 - 14 hours)                    $120.96                           


Australia Post Technicians

Cat A (Salary greater than $56,702)     $601.29

Cat B (Salary greater than $45,959)                                                                                                                                             (But less than $56,702)             $553.50

Cat C (Salary greater than $32,505)                                                                                                                                             (But less than $45,959)             $455.76

Cat D (Less than $32,505)                      $229.50


TELECOMMUNICATIONS 

Lines & General

Full Rate (26 + hours)                              $547.29

Half Rate (15 - 25 hours)                         $273.78

Quarter Rate (1 - 14 hours)                    $136.89

 

Technical Services (includes operators)

Cat A (Salary greater than $56,702)     $601.29

Cat B (Salary greater than $45,959)                                                                                                                                             (But less than $56,702)             $553.50

Cat C (Salary greater than $32,505)                                                                                                                                             (But less than $45,959)            $455.76

Cat D (Less than $32,505)                      $229.50

 

Authorised by Cameron Bird - CWU (Communications Division), 41 Peel Street South Brisbane Q 4101