HMRC launches consultation into salary sacrifice reform

Workplace schemes left out

Helen Morrissey
clock • 3 min read

Workplace pensions, childcare and cycle to work schemes have been left out of plans to reform salary sacrifice, according to a recently published HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) consultation.

In Consultation on salary sacrifice for the provision of benefits in kind views are not being sought on employer pension contributions or employer provided pension advice based on the recommendations of the Financial Advice Market Review (FAMR).  This is in line with Budget 2016 where the government said it would exclude a number of benefits in kind (BiK) as it wished to encourage employers to provide these to employeers. Employer supported childcare and the provision of workplace nurseries will also be excluded as are health-related benefits such as the cycle to work scheme. Howeve...

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