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[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 14, 2019 @ 03:30 PM / by Jeremy Piccoli

Country Tax Update: New Zealand  

There has been a small increase in the maximum contribution to the Accident Compensation Levy. The net effect is a small increase in tax for higher incomes. To simplify and modernize New Zealand’s tax administration, effective April 1, 2019, employers are required to file “employee income information” every pay cycle.

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[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 08, 2019 @ 01:30 AM / by Jeremy Piccoli

Country Tax Update: France

A withholding tax system that was previously announced as taking effect as of January 1, 2018, went into force on January 1, 2019. The new withholding requirement will apply to many income types, including employment income.

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[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 30, 2019 @ 02:36 PM / by Jeremy Piccoli

Lithuania as seen during a recent on-site survey. Photo taken by AIRINC surveyor Oscar Rasson.  

Country Tax Update: Lithuania  

Major tax reform has been implemented in Lithuania for 2019. One goal of the changes is to shift the tax burden from employers to employees. Employer contributions to social security have been substantially reduced.

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[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 29, 2019 @ 10:25 AM / by Jeremy Piccoli

What is the 183-day rule?

The ‘183-day rule’ is a common fallacy among Global Mobility professionals, which assumes that there are no tax issues as long as the individual is not present in a Host location for more than 183 days.

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[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 01, 2019 @ 12:05 AM / by Gerald Abbey

Part 2: Business Travelers, Commuters, and Tax Implications

International business travelers and commuters are two of the fastest growing types of international mobility. Designed to meet global short-term business objectives, they also provide organizations with opportunities to address other important goals such as talent development and greater flexibility for both the business and assignee. Access the recording to learn more about:

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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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