Category Archives: Global Mobility

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Totalization Agreements Help Employers Avoid Paying Duplicate Social Security Taxes

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Totalization Agreements Help Employers Avoid Paying Duplicate Social Security Taxes Totalization Agreements between the United States and other countries help employers avoid paying duplicate social security taxes. But how can such a situation arise? First, ask these questions: Are you a U.S. employer with operations…

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Immigration Application Fees May Increase to Cover USCIS Anticipated Shortfall

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Immigration Application Fees May Increase to Cover USCIS Anticipated Shortfall U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is requesting to have a 10% surcharge added to immigration application fees. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, USCIS is experiencing a large decline in revenue from processing…

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Border Restrictions in the United States to be Extended Indefinitely

By | Border Closure, Border Restrictions, Global Mobility, Global Relocation Challenges, Global Relocation Tips, Global Relocation Trends, Travel, Travel Ban Expansion, Travel Guidance, Visas and International Travel | No Comments

Border Restrictions in the United States to be Extended Indefinitely The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has amended and extended a rule that allows the Trump administration to extend border restrictions for an indefinite length of time. The rule, effective May 19, is…

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Best Travel Tools for Relocation Programs

By | Best Travel Tools, Domestic Relocation, Domestic Relocation Challenges, Global Mobility, Global Relocation, Global Relocation Challenges, Global Relocation Tips, Travel, Travel Guidance, Travel Tools, Visas and International Travel | No Comments

Best Travel Tools for Relocation Programs Companies should incorporate the best travel tools into their corporate relocation programs. Global Mobility Solutions’ industry benchmarking study shows that only 23% of Relocation Management Companies (RMCs) provide any form of travel tools. GMS is a leader in the…

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Travel Guidance: Staying Ahead of the Curve

By | Business Services, Business Traveler Health Precautions, Domestic Relocation, Domestic Relocation Challenges, Domestic Relocation Tips, Domestic Short Term Assignments, Global Mobility, Global Relocation, Global Relocation Challenges, Global Relocation Tips, Global Relocation Trends, Travel, Travel Guidance, Travel Tools | No Comments

Travel Guidance: Staying Ahead of the Curve In the midst of urgent travel guidance from the United States, federal agencies, and other nations, employers should practice due diligence in assisting their employees on assignment. The U.S. Department of State has issued a Global Level 4…

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