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Considerations and Requirements When Providing Equity Income to Your Mobile Employees

Equity income is an important part of the compensation and talent management strategy for many companies. The provision of equity income can assist in attracting new talent as well as in motivating and retaining current employees. It ...
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2018 US Year-End Payroll for Mobile Employees Update

It is that time of year again where one’s thoughts go to holiday festivities, the rise or fall of a favorite football team, and, of course, year-end payroll for your mobile employees. With a number of recent US tax law updates and IRS ...
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Managing Global Assignment Risk

Today’s global challenges have raised the stakes for both companies and countries. While companies are increasing global relocations, attempting to balance both cost control and growth, countries are responding in kind by tightening ...
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Human Resources and Managing the Risks of Business Travelers

Human Resources doesn’t need to get involved with business travelers, do they? Picture the following scenario. You get a call from a senior level employee. This individual has responsibilities across international borders and travels ...
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Managing Global Payroll Risk for Mobile Employees

If you are part of a global company, chances are good that your organization has mobile employees traveling to and from different parts of the world, undoubtedly generating various related expenses. Chances are also good that there ...
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Payroll Delivery Considerations for your Global Mobility Program

Consider this typical scenario for a global mobility support team: You are sending your employee, Susie, on international assignment from the US to Germany. While you are busy arranging her household goods move, work permit, and cost ...
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Tax Reporting for Permanent Transfers

In recent years, the mobility world has seen an increase in permanent transfers and a decrease in the use of long-term assignments. Under a long-term assignment scenario, an individual is sent to work in a Host location for a limited ...
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Going Global for the First Time?

Imagine you are sitting at your desk working diligently away and the President of your company comes to you and says, “In order to expand our business, we are venturing overseas. I would like to send Jane Smith to Germany for three ...
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Tax Risks of Business Travelers

In today's workforce, it is common to have employees working on multiple projects across multiple states or countries. It is surprising to many that working outside of their resident home state for as little as one day may create tax ...
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US Reporting of Foreign Assets

Are you a US citizen or green card holder living overseas? Did you know that the US is one of the few countries in the world where taxes are based on citizenship rather than residency? US citizens and green card holders are required ...
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Five Common Misconceptions of International Social Taxes

According to the United States (US) Social Security Administration, "dual social tax liability is a widespread problem for US multinational companies and their employees." This problem results because US social security generally ...
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Critical Information to Provide to your Tax Preparer

The rapid globalization of business and rising activity in developing markets has increased the need for companies to move people and source talent around the world. At the same time, it is almost impossible to turn on a news program ...
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