The new Vitalisreisen.de Jobfit offering helps in the prevention of Wolfsburg, October 2009 so far health-related travel were more of a private matter. Now companies can benefit: not only its employees who granted its employees a grant to prevent travel, does something good. He can save money of lots of. The travel portal Vitalisreisen.de has therefore launched its new Jobfit program: companies that want to send their employees on health-related travel, find a competent all-round support specialists from Wolfsburg. This begins with the settlement of the costs and extends to the development of individual prevention programs, we can arrange for the individual company\”, says Managing Director Thomas Schlichter. Save taxes with health care background of new companies offer from Vitalisreisen.de is a tax law amendment, the benefits of which take full advantage of only a few companies: since January 1, 2009, companies per year up to 500 euros for measures can each employee to the Health prevention pay and tax-free and without that social security contributions are payable on this amount. Whether the employee forms continue in terms of nutrition, exercise, stress management or prevention of addiction, is up to him. However not every offer suitable courses 20 and 20a of the social security code fifth book conform to the requirements of paragraphs.
Healthy employees lower costs with the tax-free health grant but not only in the short term the companies save taxes. In the long run, they can lower so the illness-related costs. After all, the Scientific Institute of the AOK estimates that in Germany every year around 36 billion cost caused by days of absence due to illness. Through a targeted health promotion, the sick leave can be clearly reduced. But many corporate leaders do not know how it makes sense to stand their money. Theoretically companies can invite health professionals in the company\”, says Thomas Schlichter.