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[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 30, 2019 @ 02:36 PM / by Jeremy Piccoli

Lithuania as seen during a recent on-site survey. Photo taken by AIRINC surveyor Oscar Rasson.  

Country Tax Update: Lithuania  

Major tax reform has been implemented in Lithuania for 2019. One goal of the changes is to shift the tax burden from employers to employees. Employer contributions to social security have been substantially reduced.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 29, 2019 @ 10:25 AM / by Jeremy Piccoli

What is the 183-day rule?

The ‘183-day rule’ is a common fallacy among Global Mobility professionals, which assumes that there are no tax issues as long as the individual is not present in a Host location for more than 183 days.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 26, 2019 @ 03:42 PM / by Alex Davis

Widespread outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF)

There has been a widespread outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in Asia. ASF is a virus that causes hemorrhagic fever in pigs, with a mortality rate approaching 100%. The disease kills pigs rapidly, typically in two to ten days, but is harmless to humans.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 23, 2019 @ 03:44 AM / by Gerald Abbey

Part 4: Host-Based Solutions and an Introduction to Global Compensation

With Guest Speaker from Korn Ferry

Host-based compensation approaches for cross-border assignments and transfers tend to be most effective when specific conditions exist. The key to success is having a decision process in place to assess when this approach is likely to be successful, or when an alternative pay approach may be preferable. Join us as we:



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[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 22, 2019 @ 11:40 AM / by Steve Brink

Understanding Cost of Labor versus Cost of Living assessment:

Whether internationally or domestic, there is still the need to get your talent to the right location in the right way, and at the right pay levels. International mobility has additional complications, but domestic mobility continues to trend as a challenge for many organizations and their employees.

 



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[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 18, 2019 @ 07:12 AM / by Emily Thomas

Luxembourg as seen during a recent AIRINC cost of living survey.

Luxembourg experiencing a Landlord's Market

Luxembourg has a landlord’s market, with greater demand than supply. New construction is constant but mostly consists of smaller scale, high-end condo projects of five to fifteen units in a mix of flats and duplexes.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 12, 2019 @ 06:32 AM / by Andrew Morollo

The long unused movie theatre named 'Cinema Marcelo da Veiga' in São Tomé. Photo taken by AIRINC surveyor Andrew Morollo.

The Pace of Change: From Hong Kong to São Tomé 

As a resident of Hong Kong, I’m used to seeing the supremely fast-paced development of a modern city: new skyscrapers, high-speed train stations, subway lines, road tunnels, highways, stores, restaurants, and even a 55-kilometer-long bridge were built in the short time that I’ve lived there.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 11, 2019 @ 06:23 AM / by Patrick Benedetti

Data Points: A selection of AIRINC cost-of-living survey results

The results are in! Data Points, AIRINC's quarterly newsletter, is now available on our website at
https://www.air-inc.com/data-points/ 



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