How is business health insurance taxed?

I’m looking to set up Health Insurance for my employees, can you explain how this will be taxed?

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Answered by Andrew Jenkinson

Group or company health insurance is paid for by the employer and can therefore be paid from pre tax earnings.  This means that the employee can be subject to tax for a benefit in kind.  The amount of the premium would be added to gross earnings and they would pay tax on the full amount. For more information please visit the HMRC website.

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