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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 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 04, 2019 @ 07:30 PM / 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 

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[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 27, 2019 @ 02:57 PM / by Jeremy Piccoli

Tax Returns in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Era

The end of March marks the beginning of spring, opening day for Major League Baseball, and the stretch run of the U.S. tax filing season, with the initial deadline (before extensions) of April 15th, 2019 approaching faster than a ballcap caught in a stiff breeze. This marks the first-time taxpayers are submitting tax returns under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which went into effect January 1, 2018.

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[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 13, 2019 @ 06:29 AM / by Brett Sipes

Has your company ever been surprised by a large tax bill for a mobile employee?

When a company sends an employee on a tax equalized assignment, the company agrees to cover the worldwide incremental tax obligations for that employee due to the assignment. Without proper planning and processes, the total costs for the company, or the timing of the tax payments, can result in some very unpleasant surprises.

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[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 28, 2019 @ 07:00 AM / by Zach Rossignol

Housing in Brazil

As expatriates assigned to Brazil search for rental housing, they’ll soon ask an all too common question we get in the Data department at AIRINC: 

‘What is IPTU and how much does it cost?”

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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 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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