Revenue offers tax-relief on Long Service Awards, when the awards take the form of tangible gifts. This represents up to 57% savings over long service awards made in the form of cash or vouchers.
Employees with long service are allowed tax free tangible gifts up to a maximum of €50 for each year of service, starting at 20 years of service and every 5 years thereafter:
|20 yrs||Taxed||Taxed||Tax-Free||Up to €1000|
|25 yrs||Taxed||Taxed||Tax-Free||Up to €1,250|
|30 yrs||Taxed||Taxed||Tax-Free||Up to €1,500|
|35 yrs||Taxed||Taxed||Tax-Free||Up to €1,750|
|40 yrs||Taxed||Taxed||Tax-Free||Up to €2,000|
You may make a long service award to employees and directors. This award is not a benefit in kind, if it meets all of the following conditions:
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(This article was originally published in September 2014. The latest update published January 2018)
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