perquisite


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

perquisite

an incidental benefit gained from a certain type of employment, such as the use of a company car
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
References in classic literature ?
A cook who is a perfect mistress of her art, who asks for no perquisites, who allows no waste, who never quarrels with the other servants, who drinks nothing stronger than tea, who is to be trusted with untold gold--is not a cook easily replaced.
Already Tubuto, young, agile and evil-minded, with face hideously painted, was practicing the black art upon a sick infant in the fond hope of succeeding to the office and perquisites of Rabba Kega.
It was enough to drive Rabourdin out of the service; but how could he give up his salary of eight thousand francs and perquisites, when they constituted three fourths of his income and his household was accustomed to spend them?
The fair market value of any property asset, service, benefit or perquisite shall be determined without regard to any restriction on transfer or to the fact that it is not otherwise convertible to cash.
Karachi -- The federal government has withdrawn tax exemption that was allowed to federal ministers and provincial governors on various perquisites and allowances provided by the government.
* Cost Allocation and Perquisite Consumption It is also suggested that cost allocation induce subordinate managers to reduce their consumption of perquisites.
He said that the Sultanate's main interest during the session will be on enhancing the health system which is now a perquisite for the quality health care and ensure universal health coverage.
For them, entertainment allowance up to 20 per cent of salary (exclusive of allowances, benefit and perquisite) or Rs 5,000, whichever is less, is exempt from tax.
The issue seemingly would hamper all the process as Khartoum makes an agreement over security issues a perquisite to the implementation of any deal reached with Juba.
Noting that "the results of the present research could find applications in different military and non-military industries, novel energies production and generation of electric energy in fuel cells", she stated, "The perquisite infrastructures for introduction of the technology based on this study are available in Iran so it would be considered as a practical long-term plan."
Not only are the media scrutinizing salaries and bonuses, they are also bringing attention to a little-known perquisite called the "tax gross-up," which is the tax payment for a given perquisite, such as air travel.