Preferred employee perks may be the least expensive

Unique tax laws make fringe benefits affordable to employees and principalsalikeWhen it comes to today's employment picture, we live in a strange world.A high school student is paid $10 per hour to sit inside while a successfulexecutive pumps his or her own gas out in the rain. The manager of the fast-foodplace down the street sides with a surly employee because it is far easierto attract customers than to find and train new employees. And the conveniencestore on the corner is offering unheard-of wages plus fringe benefits andcannot find applicants.