Definition of fringe benefit in English:

fringe benefit

Syllabification: fringe ben·e·fit


  • An extra benefit supplementing an employee’s salary, for example, a company car, subsidized meals, health insurance, etc..
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    • Some important sources of income, like fringe benefits paid for by employers and in-kind welfare benefits, are excluded.
    • Current law taxes the fringe benefits of these shareholders.
    • Outcomes refers to salaries, recognition, fringe benefits, seniority rights and the like.
    extra, added extra, additional benefit, privilege, bonus
    informal perk
    formal perquisite

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