Taxation of Employee Benefits: Vermont
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Vicki M. Lambert, The Payroll Advisor
- Employee contributions to an Internal Revenue Code (IRC) § 125 cafeteria plan are taxable for state unemployment insurance (SUI) purposes. See Salary Deferrals to IRC § 125 Cafeteria Plans.
- Same-sex marriages and civil unions are legal in Vermont. The value of health insurance benefits provided to an employee's same-sex spouse or civil union partner, and/or their dependents, is not taxable. See Same-Sex Couple Health Insurance Benefits.