fringe benefit
fringe benefit n: an employment benefit (as a pension, a paid holiday, or health insurance) granted by an employer that has a monetary value but that does not affect basic wage rates

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

fringe benefit
n.
A benefit that supplements an employee’s pay, such as health insurance, profit-sharing plans, or recreational facilities.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


fringe benefit
A benefit given to employees in addition to salary. Examples include health and life insurance, retirement plans, and paid holidays. Fringe benefits usually are not taxable for the employee and are generally tax deductible for the employer.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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  • fringe benefit — fringe .benefit n [C usually plural] an additional service or advantage given with a job besides wages ▪ A competitive salary with fringe benefits will be offered …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fringe benefit — [n] additional benefit extra, perk, perquisite, plus, privilege; concept 344 …   New thesaurus

  • fringe benefit — ► NOUN ▪ an additional benefit, especially one given to an employee …   English terms dictionary

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  • fringe benefit — any of various benefits, as free life or health insurance, paid holidays, a pension, etc., received by an employee in addition to regular pay. [1945 50] * * * Any nonwage payment or benefit granted to employees by employers. Examples include… …   Universalium

  • fringe benefit — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms fringe benefit : singular fringe benefit plural fringe benefits 1) something that you get in addition to your salary, for example a car 2) any extra thing that you get unexpectedly …   English dictionary

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