A 'benefit in kind' is where your employer has provided you with benefits which are not included in your salary or wages. If you receive benefits in kind, such as a company car or private medical insurance, you may have to pay tax on them.
Thanks to the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group for their assistance with the advice in this section.
Note: This content is provided as general background information and should not be taken as legal advice or financial advice for your particular situation. Make sure to get individual advice on your case from your union, a source on our free help page or an independent financial advisor before taking any action.
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