Definition of fringe benefit in English:

fringe benefit

noun

  • An extra benefit supplementing an employee's salary, for example, a company car, subsidized meals, health insurance, etc.

    • ‘Instead they established a pattern of postwar collective bargaining through which workers conceded much to management in return for higher wages and fringe benefits.’
    • ‘Most of these are fringe benefits paid for by employers, but small amounts that are now tax-favored are paid for by employees and the self-employed.’
    • ‘Usually, a good working environment, high wages, and fringe benefits encourage institutional loyalty.’
    • ‘Public Benevolent Institutions are exempt from fringe benefits tax and income tax.’
    • ‘Government data on wages and salaries also exclude fringe benefits.’
    • ‘Some important sources of income, like fringe benefits paid for by employers and in-kind welfare benefits, are excluded.’
    • ‘Stress levels are said to be high, as are salaries and other fringe benefits.’
    • ‘Current law taxes the fringe benefits of these shareholders.’
    • ‘Our action is also to tell the authorities that we are not happy about the undue delay in the payment of our fringe benefits and other entitlements due us.’
    • ‘He would be entitled to all stock incentive benefits, three times his annual remuneration and other fringe benefits.’
    • ‘The cost of nurses' time was calculated as follows: the mean salary and fringe benefits across all 3 study units was calculated per second of a nurse's time.’
    • ‘Outcomes refers to salaries, recognition, fringe benefits, seniority rights and the like.’
    • ‘For starters, this includes knowing the actual job title, starting compensation, fringe benefits, and initial review period.’
    • ‘Top quality staff command high salaries and other fringe benefits such as housing and transport that are beyond the reach of government funded, educational institutions.’
    • ‘Resources are available to support an average of $70,000 in salary and fringe benefits for each new faculty position.’
    • ‘Your continued employment is dependent upon your covering all of your research expenses, including your salary and fringe benefits, from extramural research funding.’
    • ‘Your employer also has to make a return to the tax office with details of any fringe benefits given to you.’
    • ‘Workers pay taxes on cash wages but not on fringe benefits like health insurance.’
    • ‘Since 1 April 1999 employers have needed to keep records of fringe benefits provided to each employee.’
    • ‘The standard offer is two to three times what you made as a full time soldier, plus fringe benefits.’
    added extra, additional benefit, privilege, benefit, advantage, bonus, dividend, extra, plus, premium, consideration, reward
    View synonyms

Pronunciation

fringe benefit

/ˈfrɪndʒ ˈˌbɛnəfɪt/