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International Tax Guide

[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'] 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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[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 19, 2018 @ 04:35 AM / by Pat Jurgens

2018 AIRINC Global Tax Infographic

AIRINC's tax experts have compiled an infographic of the countries that have the most progressive tax structures, the countries with the most regressive tax structures, and the countries with flat tax rate structures. All data was compiled with our international tax tools



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[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 18, 2018 @ 02:15 AM / by Pat Jurgens

Amendments to the individual income tax law

The Chinese government has enacted amendments to the individual income tax law, which will be implemented in two phases – October 1, 2018 and January 1, 2019. The changes that are effective October 1, 2018 include



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[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 24, 2018 @ 01:03 PM / by Michelle Curran

Do you need a turn-key technology platform to quickly calculate international allowances? Or perhaps a configurable solution that works with your company-specific policies and data?



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[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 28, 2018 @ 08:40 AM / by Jeremy Piccoli

From Fanfare to Reality: The United States Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

With great publicity and fanfare, the United States enacted significant Federal tax reform, titled The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, effective January 1, 2018. The details of the reform at a Federal level have been widely dissected, debated, and analyzed.



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