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[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 18, 2019 @ 04:09 PM / by Christine Midwood

Who doesn't want the best?

Everyone wants to make good decisions – from choosing the school that is right for your kids or what food is right for your body. But what about when it comes to your business? Are you thinking the same way? The decisions you make for your business will impact you, your company, and your employees.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 18, 2019 @ 12:04 AM / by Meleah Paull

Montevideo, Uruguay as seen during a recent AIRINC cost of living survey.

Cost of living vs Minimum wage

On January 1, 2019, the monthly national minimum wage increased from 13,430 Uruguayan pesos (UYU) to 15,000 UYU, an almost 12% annual increase. Similarly, the minimum wage had been raised 9.5% the previous year.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 14, 2019 @ 07:45 PM / by Alex Davis

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

Impact of the Vehicle Quota System (VQS)

Singapore can be one of the most expensive places in the world to purchase a vehicle because of the Certificate of Entitlement (COE), which is required for purchasing a car and allows for ownership for a period of ten years. 



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[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 11, 2019 @ 08:11 PM / by Amber Chan

Bogota, Colombia as seen during a recent AIRINC cost of living survey.

Political Change and New Regulations

The rental market is up in Bogota. The newly elected president’s tax cuts on corporations have led to more investment and more assignee arrivals, increasing demand for an already limited housing supply. 



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[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 11, 2019 @ 11:00 AM / by Michelle Curran

 Part One: Mobility Tax 101 [Webinar] April 30, 2019 | 2 PM ET / 8 PM CET

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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[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 10, 2019 @ 10:07 AM / by Amber Chan

Dutch Housing Market

The housing markets in the Dutch cities that I surveyed – Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam – are showing rapid growth with increased demand from new expatriate arrivals. While uncertainty looms, opportunity grows in the wake of change.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 02, 2019 @ 12:40 AM / by Emily Stewart

Panic-buying and BREXIT-piling

In recent months, there have been news references to panic-buying and BREXIT stockpiling. In the event of a no-deal BREXIT, some media outlets advise to have a minimum of two weeks’ worth of food, water, and household items, such as toilet paper, for the immediate short-term.



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