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cafeteria plan

noun
1.
a fringe-benefit plan under which employees may choose from among various benefits those that best fit their needs, up to a specified dollar value.
Also called cafeteria benefit plan.
Origin
1985-1990
1985-90
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Examples from the web for cafeteria plan
  • cafeteria plan with no salary reduction, voluntary employee contribution.
  • Review of cafeteria plan with flexible spending arrangement.
  • Deferrals even under a cafeteria plan are always taxable.
Contemporary definitions for cafeteria plan
noun

an employee benefit plan that allows employees to choices (as in a cafeteria) involving health insurance and retirement plans, etc., that best meet their needs; also called flexible benefit plan

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