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Expatriates

Managing Global Assignment Risk for Expatriates

During the past year, the uncertainty that came with the COVID-19 pandemic combined with travel bans caused many companies to put a hold on new expatriate assignments. However, the increased rate of vaccination, especially within the ...
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Future of Mobility Tax

Planning for the Future State of Mobility Tax

April. A time for spring warmth and the coming summer months; a time for excitement as Major League Baseball teams start fresh on their quest for a pennant; and especially in 2021, a time for increased hope for effective vaccines and ...
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Equity Income

Are your employees that receive equity compensation creating a tax withholding issue?

When it comes to equity reporting and withholding, companies do not always realize they may be non-compliant if they have a mobile workforce. These companies may not understand the rules or have processes in place to allow for the ...
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Remote Workers

The Impact of the Pandemic on Canadian Mobility Programs

As we move forward from the confusion and disruption that 2020 brought, companies are looking ahead, somewhat hesitantly, to what 2021 has in store. With news of the vaccine, businesses in some countries may be better positioned to ...
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year-end payroll

Top 10 Considerations for 2020 Year-End US Payroll

As we perhaps thankfully approach the end of 2020, it is time again to reflect on the past year and plan for the next. For US mobility and payroll departments, it is that magical season of year-end compensation reporting. Here, the ...
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Year-End Tax Planning and Review

For most mobility program managers, year-end is a time to have calls with your various mobility providers to discuss the past year and plan for the next. Now, as we approach the end of 2020, the biggest reflection is likely the impact ...
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Global Tax

Steps to Consider to Protect Your Employees from a Global Tax Perspective

The world has been impacted by COVID-19 for over 8 months now, and while working from home once seemed to be a temporary solution to abide by stay-at-home orders, that no longer appears to be the case. Many companies have extended ...
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Global Mobility

Global Mobility Considerations for Mergers and Acquisitions

During a merger or acquisition, obtaining an understanding of the mobile employee population comes with many considerations including talent management, immigration, and tax. In this month’s newsletter, we provide an overview of the ...
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Permanent Transfers

Pros and Cons of Different Assignment Structures for Mobility Programs

COVID-19’s impact on world economies has been devastating, and mobility programs will no doubt need to evolve as a result of the pandemic. As countries begin to recover and hopefully begin to ease travel and other restrictions, ...
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Tax Equalization

Beyond the Cost Projection – Advanced Considerations for Budgeting and Accrual of Tax Equalized Assignment Costs

Good budgeting and accurate cost accruals start with the tax cost projection calculation. In one of our recent blog articles, 3 Approaches to Accounting for the Tax Costs of an International Assignment, we outlined the basic “nuts and ...
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Global Mobility Program

The Impact of the Recovery Rebate on your Mobility Tax Program

The recently enacted Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is designed to provide significant tax relief and incentives for individuals and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 disease. This bill includes the ...
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Global Mobility Program

Importance of a Partnership: Global Mobility and Corporate Tax Teams

Mobile employees present companies with a challenge to ensure their corporate tax position is reviewed and aligned with the mobility arrangement. Not only can a mobile employee have an impact on corporate tax obligations, but the ...
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