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Multinational companies expanding into new markets are often looking for new, reliable international employment solutions for quick staff deployment and setup.   When your company is growing, the traditional approach of setting up a fully incorporated

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  • 5 countries with the Highest Individual Income Taxes

    Comparing the benefits of various tax rates across the world is complicated. Some argue that overly low taxes result in the growing economic disparity, while others believe that high taxation results in a country’s brain drain and an unnecessarily heavy economic burden on its people. Would it then be wise to consider a country with […]

  • 5 Things to Consider When Employing Workers in France

    If you are a global mobility professional with responsibility for assigning staff to France, then you will want to consider some of the unique employment rules that you will be facing in that EU country.  France has always had a reputation for being independent in their culture and historical role in the European Union.  This […]

  • Hidden Impacts of Eliminating the 457 Visa on Businesses

    In a recent article, we reviewed the decision by the Australian government to replace the 457 work visa with the new, more restrictive TSS visa.  At first glance, this seems to primarily affect hopeful foreign workers who wish to work in Australia, but can’t meet the new TSS requirements.  While this is true, there are […]

  • 457 Visas Abolished in Australia: Here’s What You Need to Know

    On April 18th, the Australian Prime Minister announced that the 457 visa would be abolished and replaced with a new (TSS) work visa, focused on more highly skilled foreign workers. What are 457 Visas and Why Are They Being Abolished? The 457 visa allowed foreign nationals to live and work in Australia for up to […]

  • How to Fast Track Your European Expansion: Hiring Local Workers in Europe

    The increasing compliance and relocation challenges that are a part of global mobility and international business, are forcing companies to look at alternatives when it comes to staffing foreign operations.  This is especially true when it comes to startup companies that want to explore new markets or take production and manufacturing offshore, without making a […]

  • National Health Insurance (NHI) for Overseas Workers in South Korea

    A multinational client of Shield GEO is a global medical technology company with employees in South Korea.  We handle all of the employment, payroll and immigration needs for their employees, as well as calculating statutory withholding from the pay check each month. Recently our clients had a question about National Health Insurance (NHI) in South Korea […]

  • Expanding into Asia – A Simple Solution to International Employment

    If your company is planning on expanding into Asia, you will need to find a cost-effective and flexible solution for employment of staff.  Whether you plan to send existing employees on assignment from the home office, or want to hire local residents, most countries will require that you set up a legal entity and run a […]

  • 5 Things to Look Out For When Employing in Mexico

    Global mobility professionals that are responsible for sending employees on assignment or employing local nationals will need to understand the numerous rules and regulations that are unique to Mexico.  Because compliance is a high priority when doing business abroad, a thorough understanding of Mexican employment, payroll and tax laws is essential for employing in Mexico. […]

  • Components of Salary in India: Taxable Income vs. Tax Exempt Income

    One of the frequent questions that we get from our clients that employ workers in India is how to compute the taxable income and exempt components of salary.  The reason that this comes up is that an employee sent on assignment will naturally be most concerned about after tax income, which may differ if they […]

  • Are Per Diem Allowances Taxable in India?

    Many of our clients come to us with questions about expense reimbursement, allowances and use of per diem.  Per diems in particular can be problematic depending on the host country tax laws. What is a Per Diem? Briefly, a per diem is a fixed daily amount that a company may pay to an employee when […]


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