Revenue eBrief No.148/21 – Employer-provided benefits – new suite of Tax and Duty Manuals

Revenue eBrief No. 148/21

30 July 2021

Employer-provided benefits – new suite of Tax and Duty Manuals

Following a comprehensive review of Revenue’s guidance material on employer-provided benefits, a consolidated suite of Tax and Duty Manuals (TDMs) has been created. New material has been added where appropriate and existing material has been refreshed as required. These manuals set out the guidance on such benefits and related matters in a more comprehensive, cohesive and structured manner.  

TDM Part 05-01-01 provides an index and details the structure for the consolidated manuals, as set out below.




Chapter 1

Part 05-01-01a

Introduction to the taxation and valuation

of employer-provided benefits

Chapter 2

Part 05-01-01b

Employer-provided vehicles

Chapter 3

Part 05-01-01c

The provision of free or subsidised accommodation

Chapter 4

Part 05-01-01d

The provision of preferential loans

Chapter 5

Part 05-01-01e

The small benefit exemption

Chapter 6

Part 05-01-01f

The provision of travel passes

Chapter 7

Part 05-01-01g

The provision of bikes and safety equipment

(“cycle to work scheme”)

Chapter 8

Part 05-01-01h

The provision of security assets or services

Chapter 9

Part 05-01-01i

The provision of work-related equipment

and supplies

Chapter 10

Part 05-01-01j

The provision of staff awards

Chapter 11

Part 05-01-01k

Salary sacrifice arrangements

Chapter 12

Part 05-01-01l

The provision of miscellaneous benefits

Chapter 13

Part 05-01-01m

The provision of third-party benefits

As a result, the material in the following TDMs is now incorporated into the new suite of guidance

  • Part 05-01-04
  • Part 05-01-09
  • Part 05-01-10
  • Part 05-03-06
  • Part 05-03-11
  • Part 05-03-12
  • Part 05-03-13
  • Part 05-04-01
  • Part 05-04-02
  • Part 05-04-08
  • Part 05-04-09

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