FBT Q&A – Payment of telephone bills of employees in remote locations

We locate employees in remote locations, either permanently or on a living away from home basis. Due to the lack of mobile phone coverage, we require the employee to install a telephone land line in order that they can contact us and we can contact them. If we pay the employee’s phone bill will FBT apply?

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