6 Based on this, Klonoski proposed definitions of both discretionary and non-discretionary benefits as a manager would view them: "Discretionary employee benefits are those organizational programs and practices that are not mandated by regulation or market forces, and that improve employee performance by increasing job.21 In the United States, employer-sponsored health insurance was considered taxable income until 1954.

Unemployment / disability / housing benefit a benefit claimant C insurance payment from an insurance policy or a pension plan : Last year, the UK insurance industry paid out nearly 188 million every day in pension and life insurance benefits.On top of the basic salary there are numerous other benefits.

If certain conditions are met, employer provided meals and lodging may be excluded from an employee's gross income.International Journal of Human Resource Studies.