Living Away from Home Fact Sheet

The Living Away From Home Allowance (LAFHA) is an allowance an employer pays to their employee to compensate for additional expenses incurred and the disadvantages associated with living away from their normal residence. 

There is a lot to consider as an employer paying a Living Away From Home Allowance. This Fact Sheet will help you understand; 

  • What constitutes 'reasonable' food and drink components 
  • The difference between a LAFHA and a Travelling Allowance 
  • Eligibility for LAFHA
  • Bookkeeper Process for payroll 

To download, simply fill out the form to the right.

Living Away from Home Allowance Mockup