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Cost Of Living Allowances

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 03, 2018 @ 02:25 AM / by Genie Martens

How do you define a "Short Term Assignment"?

AIRINC’s Short Term Assignment (STA) survey confirmed that although the typical STA is defined as unaccompanied and 3 to 12 months in duration, many companies reported that their policies include significant flexibility around STA arrangements and entitlements. This flexibility helps to encourage mobility and control costs, but can make it challenging to determine how to structure assignee support.

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[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 23, 2018 @ 10:38 AM / by Genie Martens


Volatility Affecting International Assignees – How Should Mobility Respond?

News about extraordinary economic volatility in major emerging market countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Turkey, South Africa, and others has global mobility departments questioning whether they need to take any special measures to address the concerns of their international assignees

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[fa icon="calendar'] May 08, 2018 @ 12:07 PM / by Christine Midwood

Moving expenses are now taxable

As a result of the recent Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, moving expenses are now taxable. This includes household goods shipping, final move airfare, temporary living expenses, and U.S. storage costs, and impacts all temporary moves.

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[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 18, 2018 @ 06:57 PM / by Tom Healey


Exchange rate fluctuations: What does it mean for international assignees and how should your mobility program address this volatility?

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[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 09, 2018 @ 07:00 AM / by Jessica Caligan

Communicating Value and Support:

Proactive communication about COLA (Cost of Living Allowances) to international assignees and other stakeholders within the organization can simplify the process

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[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 02, 2016 @ 11:35 AM / by Gerald Abbey

A Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) is crucial to protecting international assignees from increased goods and services costs while on an international assignment.

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[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 28, 2016 @ 11:32 AM / by Gerald Abbey

Do your current policies and processes need some temporary (or even permanent) changes to address BREXIT's current, and future, economic impact on mobility?

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[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 21, 2016 @ 01:38 PM / by Terrence Fitzsimmons

Why We Decided to Become Expats:

My wife Casey and I love the adventure and learning that comes with travel. Over our years together, we’d often discussed living abroad, and eventually decided that it was what we wanted for our family.

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