Read the latest insights from our member firms on tax changes and market trends impacting internationally mobile employees.

Clarity on taxation of visa costs for assignees in Vietnam
On 18 May 2020, the General Department of Taxation issued Official Letter to clarify the personal income tax (PIT) policy for the costs of obtaining temporary
A shift to global taxation: China individual income tax developments
For Chinese employees working in China and elsewhere, new developments not initially accompanied by an official notice from the China tax authorities raises
Individual and employer tax considerations for coronavirus
Tax authorities are reviewing and enacting changes to provide relief to affected taxpayers, find out the latest tax changes for Individuals and employers.
Revised Posted Workers Directive (EU) 2018/957
Posted workers are perceived as a source of social competition between EU member states. The difference of social contributions can be attractive but new
IRS provides clarity for international taxpayers
The IRS has made announcements impacting internationally mobile employees by providing further clarifications, focus of audits and developments on e-filing
COVID-19 Short- term Business Visitors: Updated Revenue Guidance
The Irish Revenue Commissioners have issued much welcomed guidance and clarifications in relation to short-term business visitors (“STBVs”) working in Ireland.
Short-time Working Detailed information about Corona short- time working
We are pleased to share an update regarding the application procedure for short-time work as a result of the Corona Virus situation:
Covid-19 Future trend: home working
Employers will, most likely, make sure that employees can work from home. For employees working from home temporarily due to the Covid-19 crisis, a tax-free
Covid-19 Covid-19 - Tax and social security implications on cross-border employment
The recent outbreak of the Covid-19 crisis may have a significant impact on the overall income tax situation of individuals, following a disruption in their
Effectively managing globally mobile employees
Grant Thornton’s new global mobility technology provides end-to-end solutions and insights that allow companies to manage key elements of a mobility program.
Employer tax considerations for employers and individuals in Japan
At an unprecedented pace, government authorities are reviewing their responses and enacting changes to provide relief to affected employers and their
Update: COVID-19 - impact on cross-border commuter resident in Germany
We would like to illustrate the possible impact based on examples deriving from our Global Mobility Services practice.
COVID-19 COVID-19’s impact on your cross-border workers
COVID-19 and the measures to prevent its spreads have resulted in a situation where most countries have closed their borders. Consequently, cross-border
Global Mobility Mobility in Times of Corona and Their Effect on Taxation Rights
Measures taken in connection with the rapid spread of the corona virus have completely changed the daily operations of most companies. In addition to the
US exclusion information for international taxpayers
Find out more about the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidance to US taxpayers living abroad, including some information relevant individuals
The US CARES Act impact on globally mobile employees
A number of measures in the US CARES Act are aimed at supporting individual taxpayers in managing the financial impact as employees across the United States
Japan employer considerations for COVID-19
A summary of key tax developments adopted in response to the coronavirus pandemic that impact individuals and employers in Japan.
COVID-19: Indian tax considerations for globally mobile individuals
COVID-19: Indian tax considerations for globally mobile individuals amid the travel restrictions.
Expatriate tax implications from COVID-19
As governments move rapidly to contain the spread of the virus, global employers are also working to address how to manage employees in affected areas while
COVID-19 COVID-19: Irish global mobility and employment tax changes
The Irish Revenue Commissioners have issued very welcome guidance on a range of global mobility and employment tax issues which provide clarity to employers on
UK Budget: Changes for employers with global mobility
The UK Budget was announced on 11 March 2020 and while the emphasis centred on the unfolding challenges presented by coronavirus and Brexit, some announcements
Hong Kong February Budget
Latest Hong Kong Budget includes targeted tax incentives for individuals that may benefit internationally mobile employees and global employers.
Major changes to reporting international employees working in the Netherlands
From 1 March 2020 all foreign employers, who are located in the EU and Switzerland, will have to report in advance that their staff will work physically in the
Indian Budget: The impacts on employees
On 1 February 2020, the Indian Finance Minster presented several changes to the tax law that impact both internationally mobile employees.
France global mobility update
Published on 29 December 2019, the French Finance Act for 2020 contains updates impacting globally mobile employees.
Vietnamese authorities address expat residency in mergers’
Vietnamese authorities issued Official Letter No. 3341/BCAV03 dated 5 November 2019 to provide guidance on temporary residence cards for foreign workers in
Losses on rental property disallowed for Japanese taxes
On 12 December 2019, the Japanese government announced tax changes for 2020 including provisions that will affect internationally mobile employees who have
Global mobility service Australian employment taxes: A year in review
Australia has seen an increased focus on employment tax compliance, with a raft of law changes, audit activity and landmark cases.
Japanese tax reform impacts expats and allowable deductions
Effective 1 January 2024, family members aged between 30 and 69 living outside Japan who are tax non-resident in Japan cannot be claimed as tax dependants for
Tax incentives for IT specialists in Poland
Well known for its qualified IT workforce, Poland has granted individuals working in the IT industry significant tax incentives resulting in the reduction of

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