Meet Laura Wilkins, Global Assignment Manager

We recently sat down with Laura to find out more about her and what she enjoys doing in her spare time. Who is "Laura Wilkins?" – Where do you come from, what is your background, what do you do?  I am a Global Assignment Manager for CapRelo’s Global Mobility Team.  As a Global Assignment Manager, I serve as the main point of contact for employees moving internationally. I am responsible for

Upcoming Relocation Shows and Events - February

  We will be attending and/or sponsoring the following upcoming events because it’s a great opportunity for us to meet new people, stay abreast of latest relocation trends and meet with trusted partners. If you’re attending, look for us and say hi.    San Antonio Regional Relocation Council Meeting February 15th Location TBD Attendees: Scott Williamson Learn more about the San Antonio Regional

January Relocation Survey

Thinking about changing your relocation program or just curious about what other organizations are doing? Each month, we'll feature a short survey and share our findings along with the next survey the following month. Below are the results for last month's survey and this month's survey questions. December Survey Results 1. Does your company process relocation-related tax matters in-house or do

Tax Gross Up Formula & How to Calculate Gross Up

What is Tax Gross Up? A tax gross up is when the employer offers an employee the gross amount that will be owed in taxes. This additional income helps to relieve the employee of the tax liability associated with relocation expenses. For example, if the relocation costs include $5,000.00 taxable dollars, the employer may pay a total of $7,500.00 so that the employee gets the full benefit of the

How Do Company Relocation Packages Work?

What Is a Relocation Package? When a company offers an employee long-term employment in a location more than 50 miles from the current work location, a transfer is undertaken by the company, which usually covers the employee’s reasonable moving and other work-related expenses. By offering transferees a relocation package, employers provide comprehensive financial and other types of assistance to

Upcoming Relocation Shows and Events - January

We will be attending and/or sponsoring the following upcoming events because it’s a great opportunity for us to meet new people, stay abreast of latest relocation trends and meet with trusted partners. If you’re attending, look for us and say hi.    Dulles SHRM Chapter Meeting & Dinner January 18th Hidden Creek Country Club, Reston, VA Attendees: Tracey Scott The January chapter meeting of the

Are Relocation Packages Common?

Relocation Then and Now In years past, relocation assistance was offered almost exclusively to higher-level employees or specialized contractors. Today, with a more global economy and better-educated global workforce, the competition for the best talent is stronger than ever; consequently, smart companies are jumping on the relocation benefits bandwagon to attract and keep their best employees.

December Relocation Survey

Thinking about changing your relocation program or just curious about what other organizations are doing? Each month, we'll feature a short survey and share our findings along with the next survey the following month. Below are the results for last month's survey and this month's survey questions. November Survey Results 1. Does your company offer a lump-sum package for global relocations? 67%

What Kinds of Relocation Packages are Available?

There are almost as many types of relocation packages as there are employees needing the assistance and the companies that hire them. The company’s financial resources and situation, the length of employment, as well as whether the employee is a homeowner or renter also play roles in determining the size and coverage offered in a relocation package. A core or standard relocation package usually

Meet Jean Marotta, Vice President, Business Development

We recently sat down with Jean to find out more about her and what she enjoys doing in her spare time. Who is "Jean Marotta?" – Where do you come from, what is your background, what do you do?  I am originally from Connecticut. I have been in the moving, real estate and relocation industries for 25 years. Currently, I am the Vice President of Business Development, focusing on creating