May Program on Tax Equalization!

Tax Equalization: Important Topics from both the Company and Employee Perspectives!

You are invited to the May education program of the Houston International HR Roundtable. Our speaker will be Stephen Youngblood of Deloitte Tax LLP’s Global Employee Services.  The tax impact of an international assignment can be significant to both the employer and the employee. Many companies currently exercise a tax equalization strategy. We will discuss the importance of tax equalization to both the company and the employee. We will also cover how tax equalization is calculated, why the employee may owe the company money and how to best keep the company out of a collection position.

This will be a great forum to discuss how tax equalization assists global mobility managers in keeping assignments tax neutral so companies can better manage employee deployments to desired countries instead of negotiating deployments based on employee perceived benefits.

Please note that we are meeting on “Thursday” this month. We look forward to a great program. Please bring yourself, a friend, and your questions on tax equalization.

Steve is a member of Deloitte’s Global Employer Services (GES) team in Houston, Texas. Steve’s expertise covers international mobility management, expatriate tax compliance/advisory/planning, compensation and benefits structuring, social security advisory, “best practice” policy benchmarking, global equity plan design advisory and roll out, merger and acquisitions, and other expatriate tax issues.

Directions and Parking Information: Heritage Plaza is across from the downtown Doubletree Hotel. Parking is available at the Doubletree hotel or Heritage Clay Street Parking Garage, 200 Clay, Houston 77002.You can park at the Doubletree hotel and walk across the street to the building – proceed to the 39th floor. Alternatively, park in the Heritage Clay Street Parking Garage – address of the garage is 200 Clay Street, Houston, TX 77002. If you park in the Clay Street Garage, park in any space that is not marked “Reserved.” Take the elevator in the Clay Street Garage to the Basement (‘B’). Upon reaching Basement level, turn left and follow the hallway until you reach the wall with the large ‘H’ on it. Turn left and immediately on the right you will see two elevators. Take the elevator to the Sky Lobby (‘SL’). Once you reach the Sky Lobby, turn right and proceed to the middle bank of elevators. Proceed to the 45th floor to the Deloitte reception area – this is the floor where the meeting will take place.

Please go to http://hinthr2011.eventbrite.com for membership information!

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