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The Technology Solution you need to Determine Assignment Compensation [video]

Oct 02, 2019 @ 01:30 PM / by Michelle Curran

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The demand for a wider array of mobility approaches at different price points requires the flexibility to access allowances and evaluate policy options in an efficient way. The International Assignment Calculator aggregates allowances such as Cost of living allowance (COLA), housing, tax, hardship, and more – in one place. Learn more by watching the video below:

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Cheat Sheet for Explaining Cost of Living Allowance [COLA] Changes to Employees

Sep 26, 2019 @ 01:41 PM / by Weston Hicks

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Are you reactive or proactive? A couple of months ago, Jessica Caligan shared how companies are using proactive communication strategies to enhance employee experience on international assignments.

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COLA Change Report - helping you communicate proactively with employees

Sep 20, 2019 @ 06:33 AM / by Gerald Abbey

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We are excited to announce the addition of this complimentary report, available exclusively on our International Assignment Calculator. You can proactively enhance the assignee experience through a more transparent and personalized communication.

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São Tomé and a Decade of Limited Change

Jul 12, 2019 @ 06:32 AM / by Andrew Morollo

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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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Riding the COLA-Coaster:  2 Proactive Communication Strategies for Cost-of-Living

May 29, 2019 @ 10:39 AM / by Jessica Caligan

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Communication and the Employee Experience are two interconnected themes that continue to dominate today’s mobility conversation.

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How should your business structure compensation for international mobility? [webinar]

May 21, 2019 @ 05:30 AM / by Michelle Curran

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In this third session, we discuss taxation of deferred compensation, social security and the application of totalization agreements, and compensation structuring for international mobility. Listen to the recording of this great event now!

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3 New Ways for Mobility to Communicate!

May 20, 2019 @ 12:01 AM / by Pete Korthy

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Communicating critical information and setting expectations for assignees and business partners are key to creating successful assignments. To ensure the information gets through inbox clutter, global mobility leaders are incorporating newer, more tech-savvy ways to communicate with both employees and internal business partners.

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U.S. Residual Tax and the Impact on Global Mobility Programs [Download]

May 08, 2019 @ 09:51 AM / by Jeremy Piccoli

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The United States has the ignominious distinction of being one of only two countries in the world (along with Eritrea) that implements citizenship-based worldwide individual taxation.

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3-Part Mobility Tax Webinar Series - CE Credit and Open Registration!

Apr 25, 2019 @ 03:12 PM / by Michelle Curran

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In the second installment of this 3-part series, we will discuss: - Taxation of typical assignment types - An introduction to tax equalization/protection - Taxation of short-term assignees and business travelers - Application of tax treaties

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3-Part Mobility Tax Webinar Series brought to you by GTN and AIRINC

Apr 11, 2019 @ 11:00 AM / by Michelle Curran

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Income tax is often the largest cost item in an international assignment. An accurate determination of hypothetical and gross-up taxes is essential to the design of equitable expatriate compensation packages.

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