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Hiring overseas can be risky and complicated, especially without an entity in place. Looking for a better way to employ someone in a new country? Shield GEO makes international employment simple.

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  • How We Pay our Remote Employees around the World

    Shield GEO employs 26 people around the world on top of our GEO employees. By nature, we are a global company, and by culture, we embrace remote work and flexibility. That means we have employees in countries where we don’t have business and vice versa. We also employ our staff across a spectrum, depending on […]

  • Sick Leave Entitlements in Netherlands: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    Any employees you may have abroad are entitled to the benefit entitlements of their host country, such as annual leave, sick leave and healthcare.  In a country like Netherlands these benefits may be much greater than in your home country, so it is important to learn the local rules to stay in compliance. How will […]

  • A Day in the Life of a Remote Worker – Meet Svetlana from Shield GEO

    At Shield GEO, we’re very passionate about remote working. Much of our business is about helping businesses employ international workers efficiently and compliantly. But we’re not just passionate about remote work for our clients — we love it internally too. Most of our employees work remotely and for those who do work in our offices […]

  • Expense Reimbursements in Mexico: A Guide for Overseas Employees

    Typical expense reimbursement practices used in many countries cannot be followed in Mexico.  For example, if you are a US or UK company you are used to reimbursing employee expenses directly based on paper receipts in the employee’s name.  These reimbursements are made outside of payroll and are tax free if they have a business […]

  • Converting a Contractor to a Full-Time Employee: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    In a recent trend, both companies and workers have begun to favor an independent contractor role over that of a formal employee, especially for a remote position abroad.  There are a number of reasons for this including more autonomy for the worker, and cost savings for the company.  It is well known that hiring a […]

  • How to Choose an Employer of Record service: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    When you are hiring remote workers or assigning employees overseas, most countries are going to require that you have a local corporate entity to run payroll and comply with all employment and tax laws.  Unless you are prepared for the time and expense of setting up a branch office or subsidiary in the foreign market, […]

  • Visa Sponsorship and Tax in Indonesia: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    There are two requirements you will always need to meet when sending employees on foreign assignment: 1) valid work visa sponsorship and 2) payment of taxes both at home and abroad.  The issues that come up for overseas employers is how to meet visa sponsorship criteria, and in which country the employee is liable for […]

  • Tax Exemption in The Netherlands – A Guide for Overseas Employers

    Many countries where you might assign employees have special tax regimes for expat employees, which take into account the fact that expats are not residents and need special consideration for tax liability.  In some countries they may have a special flat tax rate for expats, or will exempt some part of compensation from taxation.  This […]

  • Onboarding in China with Employment Contracts – A Guide for Overseas Employers

    When your company is onboarding employees in China, you may not be aware of how labor laws can affect the terms of the employment contract.  Whether your employees are local residents or expats, you will have to modify your contracts to meet Chinese standards.  This is true even if the terms are different from the […]

  • Employee Termination in Turkey – A Guide for Overseas Employers

    Not every employee on assignment or hired in a foreign country will work out as planned, and we assist our clients in navigating the local laws on termination when that becomes necessary.  The best outcome is if the termination is agreed to by the employee, but in some cases other options are needed. One Shield […]


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