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Non-taxable payments or benefits for employees

Expenses payments and benefits are not always taxable.  There are some useful exemptions available.

Some of the most common tax-free benefits are:

  • Pension contribution.
  • Medical treatment abroad.
  • Health screening and medical check ups.
  • Nurseries and playschemes.
  • Childcare vouchers.
  • Other employer-supported childcare.
  • Certain living accommodation.
  • Payments by your employer towards additional household costs where you work at home.
  • Certain retraining costs.
  • Employer-funded or employer-reimbursed training.
  • Long service awards.
  • Suggestion schemes.
  • Car, motorcycle and bicycle parking.
  • Work to home travel provided when you work late or when sharing arrangements are disrupted.
  • Work buses and subsidies to public buses.
  • Christmas or other annual party
  • Sports facilities.
  • Counselling.
  • Mobile phones.
  • Bicycles and cycling safety equipment.
  • Loans under £10,000.
  • Employee shareholder share.
  • Approved share options.



Date: 6th August, 2014
Author: Cathy Corns


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