Strategic Tax Reimbursement and Best Practices

There are five steps you should employ when developing a global program for strategic tax reimbursement that balances the needs of both the company and employees with regard to managing tax costs:

  1. Strategically Align Company Objectives and Employee Values
  1. Consider Tax Impacts of Likely Host Locations
  1. Choose a Tax Reimbursement Method that Best Fits, for example:
  • Tax Gross Up
  • Tax Protection
  • Tax Equalization
  • A Hybrid Solution
  1. Tax Reimbursement Policy Design
  1. Tax Reimbursement Policy Launch & Implementation

By following the five-step process outlined, you can develop a global mobility program that keeps your company compliant, reduces tax burdens, and, by saving them money, demonstrates to your relocating employees how much you appreciate them. At Global Mobility Solution (GMS), we like to think that there is a sixth step – contacting an expert for help. Outsourcing your workforce mobility program provides an expert partner in relocation.

Workforce mobility consulting at Global Mobility Solutions means our consultants focus on reducing organizational costs and minimizing relocation timelines in order to increase assignment success. Our in depth consultation includes competitor benchmarking, policy analysis, and relocation evaluations.

Global Mobility Solutions will perform a full review of your existing policies, to ensure the goals of your organization are properly aligned with the policy. If necessary, we will write new or change existing relocation policies and coordinate the implementation of the changes. If no policy currently exists, GMS will work with you to determine what your relocation needs are and develop new policies that best fit them. Your dedicated account manager will advise and counsel you throughout the relationship to ensure your relocation policy is the most cost effective.

In order to reach an experienced relocation policy expert who can help your company plan for strategic tax reimbursement and best practices, please contact us now.