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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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Local Plus Expatriate Policies

When a company begins to think about sending an employee on assignment, there are many factors to consider. One of the first considerations, and top of mind for both employer and employee, is expatriate compensation. While there are ...
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Proposed US Tax Law Changes - Hypothetical Tax Withholding Updates

Proposed US Tax Law Changes The long-awaited text of a US tax reform bill was released November 2, 2017, by the House Committee on Ways and Means. Following those principles announced previously on several occasions, it adds needed ...
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Year-End Payroll Reporting for Permanent Transferees

As we approach year-end, global mobility teams are focused on US W-2 reporting for cash and non-cash allowances provided to mobile employees on long-term assignments. While this focus is important, we often see gaps in payroll ...
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France - New Withholding Tax System delayed until 2019

Introduction The French Finance Act for 2017 was adopted on December 29, 2016 introducing a new withholding tax system coming into force as of January 1, 2018. By the decree N° 2017-1390, on September 23, 2017, the implementation of ...
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Data Privacy and Security

Ransomware, phishing, malware, botnet, viruses, spyware, worms... and the list goes on. You don’t have to be an IT specialist to understand that, in our digital world, these data security threats are very real.
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Global Mobility

Avoiding Tax Equalization Surprises on Equity Income

The typical responsibilities of a global mobility manager are both complex and varied. They handle unusual requests from demanding mobile employees while enabling the movement of talent within the company. Nowhere in the job ...
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Global Mobility

Pros and Cons of Short-Term International Assignments

In today’s fast paced business world, short-term business travel is increasingly being used as part of many companies’ international assignment programs.
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Global Mobility

Post Tax Season Checklist

Now that the tax busy season is over, take some time for yourself to relax. Then take some time to review the past tax season and create a Post Tax Season Checklist.
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UK Spring Budget 2017

Introduction to the UK Spring Budget 2017 The UK Chancellor’s Budget released on 8 March 2017 was the first of two due in 2017. The final UK Spring Budget came little more than three months after an Autumn Statement that suggested ...
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