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Long service awards this Christmas: 12 Tax Tips of Christmas

Consider whether Christmas is a good time to praise an employee with a long service award. You don’t have to report or pay on a non-cash award to an employee if all of the following apply:

  • They’ve worked for you for at least 20 years

  • The award is worth less than £50 per year of service

  • You haven’t given them a long-service award in the last 10 years

You do have to report long-service awards if they are a part of a salary sacrifice arrangement.

Keep up with our 12 Tax Tips of Christmas here:

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