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[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 19, 2019 @ 12:30 AM / by Michelle Curran

Do you like information on-demand?

Information on-demand allows you to make quicker decisions. With access to country/city reports for education costs, tax implications, transportation information, and assignment location summaries, you have access to key data elements based on our research and on-site experience. Our publications help to:



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[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 14, 2019 @ 01:36 PM / by Jeremy Piccoli

Shanghai, China as seen during AIRINC's recent cost of living survey. Photo taken by AIRINC surveyor Samuel Pearl Schwartz.

Top Marginal Tax Rate Remains at 45%

The Chinese government enacted amendments to the individual income tax law and implemented them in two phases – October 1, 2018 and January 1, 2019. The changes that went into effect October 1, 2018 amended tax rates and tax brackets, and increased the monthly basic deduction.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 11, 2019 @ 12:15 AM / by Emily Thomas

Dublin, Ireland as seen during a recent AIRINC cost of living survey.

Demand outweighing Supply

Residential rents continued to rise in Dublin and throughout the country even as sales prices stagnated. With hundreds of international pharma, medical device, and tech companies employing thousands of local transferees and expat assignees in Dublin, the city has long suffered a rental crisis with an undersupply of rental stock



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[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 08, 2019 @ 03:23 PM / by Michelle Curran

Domestic Moves

If you are relocating or temporarily assigning an employee within a single country, what kind of support should you give them? What is the impact on their compensation?



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[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 01, 2019 @ 12:05 AM / by Yimkwan Tsang

 Novorossiysk, Russia as seen during our recent on-site survey. Photo taken by AIRINC surveyor Eugene Kobiako.

Foreign Citizen Registration Law

In July of 2018, Russia changed its rule for foreign citizen registration. Previously, a foreign resident could register using their company address. The new rule no longer allows this and requires a home address.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 29, 2019 @ 08:34 AM / by Andrea Downing

Thursday, February 7th - Frankfurt, Germany - Register today!

As European cities position to attract new investments, jobs and talent, Frankfurt is emerging as a leading European Union epicenter, ready to embrace opportunities. It’s the perfect time and place to convene for the 2019 Frankfurt Mobility Summit.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 28, 2019 @ 01:00 AM / by Meleah Paull

Seoul, South Korea as seen during AIRINC's recent on-site survey. 

Availability and Production Delays

During AIRINC’s November onsite surveys in Korea, aspirin was still absent from pharmacy shelves. The 500mg tablets have not been available for purchase since December 2016, when the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety determined that the dissolution rate did not meet its standards.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 23, 2019 @ 08:58 AM / by Philli Wong

Ankara, Turkey as seen during AIRINC's recent on-site survey. Photo taken by AIRINC surveyor Anne Benjamin.

Falling Rents and Demand in Turkey

Rents in Turkey decreased due to lower demand, the depreciation of the lira, and the economic conditions that resulted from recent government policies and security concerns. A recent change in lease laws required that all contracts be signed and paid in Turkish lira (TRY) instead of USD or EUR.



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