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[fa icon="calendar'] May 21, 2019 @ 05:30 AM / by Michelle Curran

 Part 3 of 3: Mobility Tax 301 [Webinar Recording] 

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

1 of 2 Countries in the World!  

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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[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 25, 2019 @ 07:40 PM / by Morgan Grenier

Kuwait City, Kuwait as seen during a recent AIRINC cost of living survey.

The GCC and collective tax reforms

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member countries first agreed to collective tax reforms in 2016, including directives to implement a VAT of 5%, as well as excise taxes, also known as selective taxes, and commonly referred to as “sin taxes.”



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[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 25, 2019 @ 03:12 PM / by Michelle Curran

 Part Two: Mobility Tax 201 [Webinar Recording] 

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

 Part One: Mobility Tax 101 [Webinar Recording] 

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'] 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'] Jan 08, 2019 @ 10:00 AM / by Jeremy Piccoli

Update, January 16, 2019: IRS Recalling 46,000 Workers

As part of the IRS contingency plan for a government shutdown, the treasury department is recalling 46,000 people, roughly half of the IRS workforce. These workers are expected to report for work without pay and without a clear plan from the U.S. government to compensate them with back-pay once the government does reopen.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 19, 2018 @ 10:00 AM / by Amber Chan

 

Taxe sur la Valeur Ajoutée (TVA)

Value-added tax (VAT), known as “Taxe sur la valeur ajoutée (TVA)” in Algeria, is applied to most goods and services. Algeria’s Finance Act 2017 increased the standard rate from 17% to 19% in January 2018, and the reduced rate from 7% to 9%



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