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L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

Items not to include in an employee's gross wages

Item  Definition  Example 
Remuneration in kind with no cash alternative An item/s provided by the employer with no cash alternative Medical insurance provided to all employees by the employer
Expenses  Specific payments of, or reimbursement towards, expenses the employee has incurred in connection with their employment  Mileage allowance
Non cash gifts with a low value  A one-off gift to an employee  Chocolates, gift vouchers, long service awards
Pensions paid to the employee by the employer or their provider Contributions shall only be due on wages paid by an employer not on a pension received from an employer  Over pension age and continues to work for the same employer 
Redundancy pay  A single payment made as the result of redundancy where the employee is free to work elsewhere  A lump sum paid on redundancy
Set aside savings being paid to the employee  This is a form of savings scheme run by the employer on behalf of the employee. Contributions are not payable when the savings are returned to the employee  Saving scheme for Christmas
Social Security benefits Where the employee gives the employer the value of the Social Security benefit they received and the employer continues to pay wages: in the month that the employee was unable to work, the employer must deduct the value of the Social Security benefit from the wages shown on the schedule Short Term Incapacity Allowance
Staff discount Employee receives preferential rate for goods or services  Store card 
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