Global Payroll Seminar

Date: 3/28/08

National Foreign Trade Council
Global Payroll
International Assignees & Local Nationals
Tax and Accounting Principles
March 28, 2008


8:00 – 8:30    Networking Breakfast
8:30 – 8:45     Welcome & Introductions
8:45 – 9:00     Program Overview
9:00 – 10:45   Global Payroll – “The Ground Work”
Comprehensive review of all base factors related to managing and delivering payroll for international assignees and local nationals. Consider IA types and policy as well as tax concepts and compliance issues including equity, treaty, pension, tax equalization…
10:45 – 12:00International Assignment Costs (Projecting, Tracking & Reconciling)
Explore the relationship between IA costs and effective Global Payroll administration. Review factors, such as, non-periodic pay, equity, personal income, part year assignments, etc. 
12:00 – 12:45Lunch
12:45 – 1:45 Global Pay Delivery in Practical Terms
Gain an in-depth understanding of split, shadow, home, and host payroll. Discuss the complexities of global payroll to include foreign exchange, statutory requirements, inconsistent pay frequencies, grossups, W2s, and more.
1:45 – 2:30    Individual Tax and Compliance for International Assignments
Examine global taxation concepts, rules relating to Certificates of Coverage, Totalization Agreements (International Social Security), etc.
2:30 – 3:15    Corporate Tax Issues Relevant to International Assignments
                      Understand the critical relationship between Global Payroll and corporate tax issues, such as, permanent establishment
3:15 – 3:30    Employment Structure –The Correlation To Pay Models
                 Review the relationship between employment structures and pay models – Centralized vs. Decentralized, Secondments, Global Employment Companies (GECs), Cross-charging concepts…
3:30 – 4:15    Open Forum – Closing Questions & Answers
4:15 – 4:30    Wrap-Up


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