in kind


Payment made in the form of goods and services, rather than cash. Payments in kind are often made in the form of a concession or special privileges e.g. employee discounts or paid holidays for suppliers.

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We had returned the favor in kind as to maintain the current relationship with the kind, smart, generous, and helpful business partner.

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Payment in kind was forthcoming and welcomed by the staff, who appreciated the gesture from management during what they knew to be tight times for the company.

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Since they were salaried employees, they did not get paid overtime. But the company decided to provide an in kind payment of some extra time off to make up for their time.

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