Income Tax Rates By Country & Global Salaries After Taxes

There are precious few certainties in life but as the old saying goes, taxes are one of them. With America’s tax season in full swing, that inevitability is sure to be on the minds of many in the United States. During this time of the year it is easy to forget that America isn’t the only country where tax considerations loom over the population, as well as how different tax rates and financial

Global Compensation Services (Part 2)

A global mobility program can offer significant value to a company, not only because of the business opportunities it presents, but also because it helps to attract and retain quality talent. However, to remain in compliance with the rules and regulations of various countries, a well-run global mobility program needs accurate, timely administration and bookkeeping. Working with a global

Global Compensation Services (Part 1)

A global mobility program can offer significant value to a company, not only because of the business opportunities it presents, but also because it helps to attract and retain quality talent. However, to remain in compliance with the rules and regulations of various countries, a well-run global mobility program needs accurate, timely administration and bookkeeping. Working with a global

What Are Global Compensation Services?

Due to increased globalization and cross-border projects, a growing number of companies are sending employees on short- and long-term global assignments. While this offers benefits for both employers and employees, it also makes payroll, as well as income and tax reporting, much more complex. This is further complicated because global assignments include relocation-related benefits that may or

Upcoming Mobility Shows and Events - March 2018

  We will be attending and/or sponsoring the following upcoming events. If you’re attending, look for us and say hi, because it's a great opportunity for us to stay abreast of the latest global mobility trends, as well as develop and strengthen trusted partnerships.    New England RELOCATION Association March MEETING Date: March 8 Location: Four Points Sheraton, Norwood, MA Attendee: Pete Larkin

Tips for Designing a Core-Flex Policy

Designing a core-flex policy takes time and work. Nevertheless, by committing to creating a comprehensive program from the start, making periodic updates and adjustments becomes easier. It’s advisable to establish several factors up front: Competitive Core-Flex Policies in Specific Industries HR departments and mobility managers should begin by researching what their competition provides in terms

Can Olympic Athletes Change The Country They Represent?

The Olympics are a global showcase of the world’s best athletes, and in recent years the Games have steadily become more inclusionary in service of that ideal. It has become increasingly common, for example, for Olympians to hold citizenship in and represent countries other than the ones they were born in. There are any number of reasons athletes adopt new homelands, but the overall effect is

Tax Reform and Transferees: What You Need to Know

Tax reforms in 2018 will have an impact on deductions and property taxes. Here is a brief summary of the primary changes. Please note that individuals should always consult their tax advisors. Moving Expense Deduction As of January 1, 2018, movement of household goods, storage and final move travel are taxable to transferees. With the elimination of the moving expense deduction, the "50 mile",

January 2018 Mobility 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 of the previous month's survey.  Below are the results for October's survey and this month's survey questions. December Survey Results 1. Does your company process mobility-related tax matters in-house or do you out-source?

Upcoming Mobility Shows and Events - February 2018

  We will be attending and/or sponsoring the following upcoming events. If you’re attending, look for us and say hi, because it's a great opportunity for us to stay abreast of the latest global mobility trends, as well as develop and strengthen trusted partnerships.    Corporate Relocation Council of Chicago Meeting & Annual charity Auction Date: February 8 Location: McDonald's Hamburger