Author Brett Sipes

 
Brett is Managing Director for GTN’s Pacific region and has over 20 years of experience in providing mobility tax services. He joined GTN in 2006 and is responsible for managing all aspects of the Pacific region along with providing tax compliance and consulting to Pacific region clients. His straightforward and detail-oriented approach to answering complicated tax questions provide mobility program managers cost-savings and simplified approaches to managing their mobility programs. bsipes@gtn.com | +1.619.758.4083
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Changes to Assignments – Hidden Tax Costs

COVID-19, current travel restrictions, and government and business shutdowns have certainly made it difficult for many mobile employees to carry out “business as usual.” This can be particularly true for employees that were on a short-term or long-term assignment prior to COVID-19. Because of safety considerations or travel restrictions, two common scenarios that have emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic include:

3 Approaches to Accounting for the Tax Costs of an International Assignment

One of the most unpleasant surprises a global mobility manager may encounter is receiving an unexpected request to pay a large tax payment on behalf of a tax equalized assignee. With the right tax accrual process in place, you can avoid those unpleasant tax payment surprises.