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    What is Tax Equalization and How Does it Impact Your Mobile Employees and Your Company?

    Tax equalization is a policy widely used by companies with mobile employees. At its core, tax equalization is a mechanism to ensure that an employee is neither better nor worse off financially, from a tax perspective, for having accepted an international assignment. However, there are many misconceptions about what exactly it means to be “tax equalized.” As one example, some companies will try to avoid the policy because they think it will automatically lead to high company costs and administration.

    Toys for Tots Drive 2020

    Despite COVID-19, remote working, and many adjustments we have all had to make in 2020, we are excited to announce that GTN is collecting toys for Toys for Tots again this year! 2020 has been difficult for many families due to COVID-19 so it is more important than ever to help spread happiness this holiday season. Help us support the Toys for Tots mission of helping to bring the joy of Christmas and to send a message of hope to America's less fortunate children.

    Domestic Tax Issues to Consider for Work Anywhere Employees

    The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a global impact. While we settle into the new “normal” of working anywhere, new questions related to domestic taxation have been uncovered.

    Solving Risk and Compliance Concerns for your Mobile Workforce

    While COVID-19 continues to impact the world of business travel, there are still many companies with mobile workforces. Essential business trips didn’t stop when the pandemic hit for employees who continued to travel due to the nature of their job responsibilities. And in the current world climate, “mobile workforce” now includes remote working, work from anywhere, and commuting—all of which have seen an increase in popularity during the pandemic. While these work situations may be somewhat temporary, there are still tax risks and compliance requirements that need to be addressed.

    Sudden Business Disruption - Data Privacy and Security in the Global Mobility Landscape

    With many employees now working remotely or working from home, is your organization ensuring the same level of data security that you would enforce if employees were working in a physical office location? The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major business disruption and forced many companies to shift their culture and move towards a new way of working. With that has come new procedures for business continuity and recovery planning that may not have been considered before.

    Practical Solutions for Work Anywhere Mobility Tax Issues

    The following is a transcription of a webcast, “The Next Step: Practical Solutions for Work Anywhere Mobility Tax Issues,” recorded in June 2020. This webcast showcased some of GTN’s industry experts: Chris Hall, Managing Director for GTN’s Atlantic region; David Livitt, National Practice Leader for GTN’s Business Traveler Services; and Brett Sipes, Managing Director for GTN’s Pacific region. This panel discussed practical solutions to mobility tax issues that may occur when implementing a remote worker or work anywhere policy.