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What Relocation Managers Need to Know About the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA)
Posted By Pam Uhl
On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (the “PATH Act”). Notable for the relocation industry, the PATH Act amended the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act of 1980 (“FIRPTA”) to increase the FIRPTA withholding rate from 10…
Posted By Ashley Barry
There has been a recent development in customs requirements for household goods shipments coming into Shanghai, China that may impact assignees’ relocation plans.
Posted By Kerry Martin
The UK government has announced that Right to Rent checks will take effect across England from 1 February 2016. This legislation will impact international assignees relocating to England who plan to rent a property.
Posted By Bruce Perlman
By now, you may have heard of the recent decision by the Court of Justice for the European Union (“ECJ”) regarding Safe Harbor. Back in June of 2005, in the U.S., Cartus voluntarily agreed to meet the very high European Union data protection requirements by obtaining its Safe Harbor…