Publication 15-B (2023), Employer's Tax Guide to Fringe Benefits

Publication 15-B serves as the Employer's Tax Guide to Fringe Benefits for 2023. It offers crucial information for employers regarding the tax treatment of fringe benefits, supplementing Pub. 15 and Pub. 15-A.

What's New In 2023?

  • Cents-per-mile rule: The business mileage rate for 2023 is 65.5 cents per mile, applicable for employee reimbursements and valuing personal vehicle use.
  • Qualified parking exclusion: Monthly exclusion for qualified parking is $300 for 2023.
  • Contribution limit on health FSA: A $3,050 limit for health flexible spending arrangements in 2023.
  • Tax law changes: P.L. 115-97 impacts moving expense reimbursements, bicycle commuting reimbursements, and withholding on supplemental wages.

Key Reminders

  • Moving expenses: Qualified moving expense reimbursements are suspended, except for military personnel.
  • Bicycle commuting reimbursements: Exclusion for qualified bicycle commuting reimbursements is suspended.
  • Withholding on supplemental wages: Lowered federal income tax withholding rates apply.
  • Form 1099-NEC: Employers use Form 1099-NEC to report nonemployee compensation by January 31, 2023.

Additional Information

  • Definition of marriage: Recognition for federal tax purposes depends on state or foreign jurisdiction laws.
  • Getting tax forms: Visit for current and prior-year forms.
  • IRS partnership with NCMEC: Missing children photographs may appear in the publication.

For a detailed view of Employer's Fringe Benefits Guide, Publication 15-B, please refer to the attached PDF below. Alternatively, for the current year's Publication 15-B, click here.