28 April 2013

Living expenses are a huge part of day-to-day living but these could be salary packaged and assist in creating savings by being paid with pre-tax dollars.

These living expenses could include but are not limited to:

  • Groceries
  • Clothing
  • Personal travel (overseas/domestic)
  • Council rates
  • Various household expenses including:
    • Electricity bills
    • Phone bills
    • Water bills

Employees that work for the following organizations and whose employer offers this as part of their workplace benefits scheme could salary package some of their living expenses:

  • Charities
  • Not for profit organizations
  • Public or private not for profit hospitals

For more information, employees should contact their employer to see if this is available to them.