Local councillors to receive their travel expenses tax-free
23 July 2014
The Government has announced that legislation is being introduced to exempt travel expenses payments made to local councillors from income tax and National Insurance
The Financial Secretary to the Treasury, David Gauke MP, said in a Written Ministerial
Statement that the Government intends to introduce legislation to exempt from income tax and National Insurance contributions (NICs), travel expenses payments made to local councillors.
He added that the Government will provide further details of the exemption, and the time scale for introduction, in the autumn.