Author David Livitt

 
David Livitt is Director / National Practice Leader, Business Traveler Services at GTN. He has over 18 years’ experience in the area of mobility tax working with multinational companies of all sizes, assisting them and their employees to navigate the complexities that come with global mobility programs. With a view to managing corporate and employee individual tax compliance, there has been a growing trend to assist companies with their short-term business traveler populations to develop user experience and global governance structures, policy design, process management, and technology enabled solutions. David has successfully led and implemented a number of such global business traveler projects. +1.646.915.3301 | dlivitt@gtn.com
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Social Security within the EU, EEA, and Switzerland

Last week we shared information about withholding US social security tax from wages. This week, we want to talk about social security within the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA), and Switzerland. Many of the conversations we have with companies sending business travelers intra-EU involve a deep sigh and a shake of the head. Getting the Posted Worker Directive (PWD) and social security withholding obligations correct when sending an employee from one EU-member state to another is a necessary statutory requirement; yet for most it is an administrative challenge.

Brexit: deal or no deal? Proactive planning considerations for your global mobility program

As the UK government rapidly approaches the latest (and final?) deadline to strike a deal with the European Union (EU) Parliament to agree to terms on leaving the EU, the impact on employees assigned to the EU should be carefully considered.

Simple Steps to Managing your Business Traveler Program

In today's workforce, it is common to have employees working on multiple projects across the country or around the world. While permanent and long-term assignments are generally managed through a defined HR function, managing short-term business travel tends to be a bit more challenging. Actively managing short-term business travel can greatly reduce risk for your organization and business travelers. Thus, developing a structure to oversee this area is imperative.

GTN at the Global Business Travel Association Convention

August 11-15, 2018   |    San Diego, CA