Irish tax treatment of employee benefits

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There are a wide range of Benefits-in-Kind (i.e. non-cash benefits) which employers may include in employment packages for employees.

There are also some other non-financial benefits which employers can offer to make employment packages more attractive.

Below you will find a list of employee benefits and an overview of the payroll tax implications. Please note this list is not exhaustive but is designed to give you a flavour of typical employer provided benefits in Ireland and potential Irish tax treatment for employees.