Exemption for imputed interest on short-term loans to employees

Exemption for imputed interest on short-term loans to employees

Interest-free or low-interest loans provided by the employer to employees does not qualify as a taxable benefit under these conditions:

  • The combined amount of all loans received doesn't exceed $10,000 within a calendar year.
  • The loan(s) last for 60 days or fewer.
  • The loan isn't obtained due to the employee's ownership of shares or associations with specified individuals.

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