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Wages paid to someone incapable of work

Wages paid to someone incapable of work

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What are the issues with paying somebody a wage through PAYE who is incapable of work (>90, dementia, carehome) for the directors and the company?

I appreciate that the expenditure could not be classified as wholly, exclusively, etc - (would appreciate pointers to the full guidance on this)

But from a directors standpoint, i.e. fiduciary duty...what are your thoughts.

The payment is historic and has been made to the family member for many years....

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added the person has never 'worked' for the company

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By Euan MacLennan
29th Oct 2007 12:49

Pension ?
On the assumption that the family member used to work for the company, this would be a pension paid to a former employee and therefore, fully deductible.

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