Tax move threatens EAPs' exempt status

Brockett, James
May 2007
People Management;5/31/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 11, p9
The article analyzes the implications of the implementation of a stricter interpretation of tax status for organizations that use employee assistance programmes (EAP) in Great Britain. Services offered under an EAP are traditionally exempted from tax. However, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) proposes that EAP include financial and legal assistance. The author argues that such proposal could cause problems to providers.


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