Published on 17 Oct 12
by NATIONAL DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
Today’s increasingly competitive marketplace demands a globally competitive and mobile workforce. Employers and employees today are faced with a range of taxation issues relating to assignees who enter Australia from overseas (“inbound assignees”) and assignees who depart Australia to work overseas (“outbound assignees”). In the current climate, understanding the taxation implications of a mobile workforce is crucial to the success of a global mobility program.
This presentation covers:
- tax residency and the temporary resident rules
- impact of the application of double tax agreements
- proposed LAFHA changes
- removal of foreign income exemption
- sourcing of bonuses and employee share scheme reporting
- employer tax obligations for inbound and outbound assignees.
Noeleen Robertson is a Senior Manager at KPMG in the International Executive Services Division. She has over 11 years experience in FBT and employment taxes, providing assistance to small and multinational clients on the management of the tax issues of a global workforce. She has experience in a variety of expatriate and employment tax-related issues, including employee share plans, remuneration benefits, salary packaging and tax equalisation. Noeleen also has experience in advising large corporations in relation to the implementation of shadow payroll systems and regularly presents for professional bodies on a range of employment tax topics. Current at 15 October 2012
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