Definition: Cash benefit
A cash benefit is a benefit:
(i) paid in cash, and:
(ii) that does not require evidence of actual expenditure by the recipients.
This definition is identical in versions 1996, 2008 and 2011 of the Manual
Eurostat, "ESSPROS Manual - The European System of integrated Social Protection Statistics", 2011 Edition, Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 2011