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Global Mobility

Managing Your Global Assignment Risks

Today’s global challenges have raised the stakes for both companies and countries. Companies have addressed these conditions through increased global relocations while attempting to balance both cost control and growth, especially in ...
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Why Plan Ahead for International Assignment Tax Costs?

As you may already know, it can be very expensive to send an employee on an international work assignment. Housing, transportation, cost of living allowances, and dependent education are just some of the allowances that contribute to ...
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Global Mobility

Brexit: Implications for Mobile Employees

Since the EU referendum result, in which the UK voted to leave the EU with an overall 52% to 48% majority, mobile employees and their employers are concerned how this will impact them, both personally and financially. This month's ...
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Global Mobility

Mobile Employee Pay Delivery Options

One of the most difficult aspects of a supporting a globally mobile employee is delivering their pay. Generally, there are three options: Home Country Pay Delivery Host Country Pay Delivery Split Pay Delivery This newsletter ...
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Reporting for Foreign Bank Accounts

US persons with financial accounts maintained outside the US must report these accounts to the US Department of the Treasury annually (on or before June 30) if the balance exceeds a certain level during the year. The accounts are ...
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Tax Planning

Post Filing Deadline Checklist - Get Planning and Start Saving

Now that the tax busy season is over, it's a good time to relax. The summer months also present an ideal time to review the past compensation and tax seasons. This will allow you and your tax provider to be better prepared for a ...
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Tax Compliance

US Streamlined Compliance Filing Procedures

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 that taxes based on citizenship rather than residency? US citizens and green card holders are required to ...
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Canada: Changes to the Non-Resident Withholding Relief Process

Further to the changes proposed in 2015, on January 12, 2016 the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) released information on the process for providing 'qualifying non-resident employers' relief from the Canadian income tax withholding ...
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US Tax Law Update

On December 18, 2015, the "Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015" was signed into law. This impactful legislation, known as the PATH Act, has made numerous tax provisions permanent and has extended provisions that were set ...
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hypothetical tax

Hypothetical Tax Withholding

Is a detailed hypothetical tax calculation necessary? For purposes of this discussion, a hypothetical tax calculation refers to a periodic estimate of an assignee's annual stay-at-home tax. The computation is prepared to determine the ...
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Building a Road Map to a Global Employee Stock Purchase Plan

It is easy to be overwhelmed when faced with the task of establishing and operating a globally offered employee stock purchase plan (ESPP). Identifying and understanding the key issues at the outset of the project is the first step ...
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Questions and Answers Regarding Compensation Collection and Reporting

Collecting, compiling, analyzing, and reporting worldwide compensation for globally mobile employees is an arduous process for many companies. Given the technical requirements, logistics, and time constraints of reporting, a solid ...
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