Employer Support for Employees

Rob Woodward looks at what tax breaks are available for employers to help their employees during these trying times

The current pandemic and its associated impact on employees’ health, both physical and mental, has led to many employers asking what support they can offer to staff without giving rise to a benefit in kind charge. This article highlights some of the key tax and NIC exemptions available for non-cash benefits – for the avoidance of doubt I will not cover cash payments or support measures designed to maintain employment or assist employees working remotely such as the CJRS or working from home allowances.

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