Author Lynn Carbo

 
Lynn is a Director in GTN’s Atlantic region. She has over 20 years of experience in expatriate and individual taxation. In addition to consulting with companies on equity compensation issues, she works with clients and their employees to accomplish a variety of solutions to their global challenges. +1.484.885.2438 | lcarbo@gtn.com
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How to Manage a Mobile Workforce That Participates in Equity-Based Compensation Plans

Attracting and retaining skilled workers in today’s tight labor market takes more than a competitive salary. Many companies find they can meet their employment needs and their employees’ incentive preferences by offering a portion of their compensation as equity.

6 Questions to Consider If Your Mobile Employees Have Equity Income

Employees who work across global as well as domestic borders and have been awarded stock options and other equity compensation or will be receiving such an award while working in locations other than their Home location, can expect to experience complex tax implications. That is because not all jurisdictions treat equity income in the same manner for tax purposes.