“Just because a gift is provided each year, or is provided to all staff members, does not mean that the employee has a contractual entitlement to it.”

Trivial benefit traps – Contractual obligations The trivial benefits exemption allows employers to provide employees with low cost benefits free of tax and National Insurance and any reporting obligations. For…

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Do you visit other offices or are you seconded to a different workplace? Make sure you’re getting the tax benefits

Travel expenses and the 24-month rule As a general rule, employees are denied a tax deduction for the cost of travel between home and work. Likewise, subject to a few…

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