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What is 'Key Money' and how does it impact renters in Japan?

Sep 04, 2019 @ 12:50 PM / by Zach Rossignol

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Housing in Japan and key money As expatriates in Japan search for rental housing, they should be aware of a common fee required on top of rent and security deposit. This payment is called ‘key money’ or in Japanese, ‘reikin’ (礼金).

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Employee share schemes and shadow payrolls: Impact from New Zealand tax changes

Aug 14, 2019 @ 03:30 PM / by Jeremy Piccoli

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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 ...

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Tax Collection Change in France: What you need to know! [update]

Aug 08, 2019 @ 01:30 AM / by Jeremy Piccoli

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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 ...

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Salaries increase 28.9% due to major tax reform in Lithuania

Jul 30, 2019 @ 02:36 PM / by Jeremy Piccoli

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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 ...

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What is the 183-day rule and how does it impact Global Mobility programs?

Jul 29, 2019 @ 10:25 AM / by Jeremy Piccoli

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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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Part 2 of 5: Business Travelers, Commuters, and Tax Implications

Jul 01, 2019 @ 12:05 AM / by Gerald Abbey

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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 ...

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How should your business structure compensation for international mobility? [webinar]

May 21, 2019 @ 05:30 AM / by Michelle Curran

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 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 ...

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U.S. Residual Tax and the Impact on Global Mobility Programs [Download]

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

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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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The Gulf Cooperation Council and Collective Tax Reforms: What you need to know!

Apr 25, 2019 @ 07:40 PM / by Morgan Grenier

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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 ...

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3-Part Mobility Tax Webinar Series - CE Credit and Open Registration!

Apr 25, 2019 @ 03:12 PM / by Michelle Curran

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 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 ...

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