Employee benefits in kind and expenses: an update

The government will shortly be launching a package of four related consultations on employee benefits in kind and expenses.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government



In his 2014 Budget the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced that, in response to the recommendations of the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS), the government would launch a package of 4 related consultations on employee benefits in kind and expenses.

This would be alongside a longer term review of the tax treatment of travel and subsistence expenses, and a call for evidence on modern remuneration practices.

These measures are focused on reducing the administrative burdens relating to benefits in kind and expenses for employers, individuals and HMRC.

This publication gave further detail of these before the consultations were formally launched.

Published 23 May 2014
Last updated 21 August 2014 + show all updates
  1. Update to review of the system of travel and subsistence expenses to reflect the stage of the consultation process
  2. Updated to include the travel and subsistence review
  3. Updated with links to consultations launched today
  4. First published.