Any organisation expanding internationally faces a number of employment tax compliance related challenges as well as significant opportunities. activpayroll’s Global Mobility Team has assisted many customers expand and realise their international ambitions, whilst at the same time, making sure that all employment tax compliance implications, obligations and responsibilities are met in a timely and efficient manner in every jurisdiction of operation. Irrespective of whether you are a small organisation taking your first steps in terms of international expansion or a multinational company, our industry leading experience, built over the years, enables us to review your business structure and make recommendations to ensure that you maximise the efficiency of your international operations.
Over the years, we’ve cultivated a highly qualified Global Mobility Team with extensive “Big 4” accountancy firm expertise and a wealth of experience in the global mobility arena.
Delivering a comprehensive suite of employee and employer specific employment tax compliance services including tax consultations, tax return preparation, income tax and social security registration and de-registration services in over 100 countries
Maximise the opportunities to minimise income tax liabilities for internationally mobile employees by utilising the global double tax treaty and social security reciprocal agreement networks
Deliver employee net pay comparisons, employer cost analysis, international mobilisation metrics and benchmarking
Guidance, support and advice on the optimum employment structure(s) for your internationally mobile employee population
Create new or review existing international assignment, tax equalisation and other related employee mobilisation policies, principles and frameworks
Ensuring employee remuneration packages are structured efficiently and effectively to take advantage of country specific exemptions or deductions. Creation or review of employee international mobilisation contract addendums and secondment letters
Manage and control your internationally mobile employee population including tracking days of presence in country through our “traffic light” analytics and ensuring compliance obligations are met on time, every time
Offering a wide range of global mobility related solutions in areas such as immigration, employment law, international benefits and taxation of equity income
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An HMRC arrangement permitting the relaxation of the strict PAYE requirements for UK employers who have employees from overseas visiting the UK for business purposes (Short Term Business Visitors).
Regularly track, review and collate details of all relevant individuals and their trips to the UK and submit a report to HMRC at the end of each UK tax year detailing all appropriate Short Term Business Visitors.
Employers must collect details of all relevant individuals’ trips to the UK (each UK date of arrival and departure) and review this information on a regular basis throughout the year. Additional data requirements exist in relation to the annual STBV reporting to HMRC with the specific data requirements for each individual being dependent on the total days of presence in the UK and various other criteria.
Our eTime module within activ8 allows employees or employers to enter travel data directly into our specifically configured timesheet platform. Travel data is then tracked, collated and reviewed using automated workflow processes and provides real-time snapshot reporting of UK days of presence per individual.
Real-time reporting capabilities User-friendly, intuitive data entry functionality Removal of manual calculations and multiple data gathering process steps through automated workflow Collation and formatting of travel information in preparation for HMRC’s STBV annual reporting requirements Dynamic, multi-functional data usage options including double tax treaty planning, tax residence determination etc.
This team works closely with customers on planning, costing and the structuring of employment relations where individual employees are required to work outside their normal country of residence. The team also handles various employment tax related core compliance services for both employer and employee (including personal income tax return completion and tax consultations to name but two) in jurisdictions where income tax and social security liabilities are triggered and where filings are required.