The employer can compensate for the higher local cost of living of an employee posted abroad by paying a purchasing power allowance. The tax-exempt amounts according to §3 No. 64 S. 3 EStG (the german Income Tax Act) have been adjusted as of 01.07.2021.
The USA closed the borders to Europeans at the beginning of the Corona pandemic. Now the end of the travel ban has been announced by the American administration. From November, fully vaccinated people will be allowed to enter the country again. Despite the good news from the announcement, questions remain about the exact implementation.
The separation of the United Kingdom from the EU has led to numerous uncertainties in labor law. Even the withdrawal agreement of 17.10.2019 and the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) have not resolved these uncertainties. Below, we will take a closer look at the labor law issues related to Brexit.
In the current September issue of the IHK Kassel’s trade journal “Wirtschaft Nordhessen”, the IAC comments on the reporting obligations in the EU and also shows what companies should urgently consider in this regard.
As part of an installation for a technical update of the French posting workers portal, we would like to inform you that the SIPSI application is going to be unavailable for the whole day on Wednesday 18 August 2021.
Which national social security law is applicable to temporary agency workers working across borders? The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has now dealt with this explosive question (judgment of 03.06.2021, ref. C-784/19).
The continuing globalisation of the economy means that companies have to deploy their employees very flexibly – sometimes worldwide. This in return creates a significant challenge not only for the companies but also for their employees in terms of social security law.
According to information from the US Embassy in Berlin as well as the US Consulate in Frankfurt, from now on (retroactively from July 5, 2021) the NIE certificate is valid for 12 months and entitles to multiple entries within this period.