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    Author Raj Azad

     
    Raj has over 20 years of experience in expatriate tax, and joined GTN in 2004. He currently serves as Director. In addition to consulting with companies on their mobility tax questions, he partners with his clients to find the right solutions and to define the proper policies that work best for them and their mobile employees. +1.763.746.4557 | razad@gtn.com
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    Tips for a Post-Tax Season Review of your Mobility Program

    Now that the chaos of another US tax busy season has passed, it’s an opportune time to reflect on your mobility program with a post-tax season check-up. Taking time now to review this past busy season will allow you and your mobility tax provider to discover ways to enhance the employee experience, highlight areas of risk and outline necessary actions, and understand areas of frustration so you can strategize possible improvements. To guide you through this review, we’ve created a checklist that includes key considerations and tips for a successful and rewarding post-tax season assessment.

    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.