What is the definition of wages?
‘Wages’ means the aggregate amount of Wages, salary, or other remuneration to be paid to your Workers.
Wages includes every payment made to or for the Worker for the Worker’s services without deduction of income tax, including: all wages, salaries, remuneration, commissions, bonuses, overtime, allowances and the like, directors’ fees, superannuation contributions (except those made by force of law), fringe benefits, and all other benefits paid (whether paid in cash or non cash benefits such as vehicles, equipment, mortgage payments, travel, school fees etc.) to or in relation to a Worker (including working directors declared as such to us) or to contractors, before deduction of income tax.
For more information, see our Important Notices guide or go to the WorkCover WA website.