In comparison to employers that are 100% UK based, employers with international operations face a number of additional challenges to ensure they are fully compliant with UK employment /expatriate tax obligations. Some of the additional requirements include but are not limited to for example tracking short term business travellers to the UK (Appendix 4 arrangements), managing the tax obligations associated with assigness coming into and leaving the UK, setting up expat related payrolls etc. We have provided an overview of our services below and would be happy to have an initial consultation call to discuss your requirements and the support we can provide in further detail.
Employers with internationally mobile employees coming into the uk or leaving the uk will likely need to file a uk self assessment tax return. E-tax consulting can assist with preparing the uk tax returns. In addition, we can assist with undertaking arrival and departure briefings to help your employees better understand their uk income tax obligations.
Employers with assignees who are fully tax equalised and working in the uk may wish to consider agreeing and setting up a separate payroll with hmrc. These schemes assist employers in being able to better manage the tax withholding risks associated with assignees working in the uk. E-tax consulting can assist with setting up this payroll as well as advising on the different taxable components of assignees' remuneration.
There are different options available for employers who are looking to relocate employees. E-tax consulting can advise on the best structure which helps to minimise the cost for employers from a uk tax/social security perspective. In addition, we can prepare tax cost projections to help you better assess the cost of an employee's move.
Businesstravellers working in the uk could trigger uk paye withholding obligations.E-tax consulting can assist with reviewing your business traveller populationas well as assisting you with putting in place robust processes for trackingthis population.
We can provide loan staff tofill in an urgent interim need for a uk expatriate tax specialist.