Global mobility & employment tax

Ensuring the right skills are available when and where you need them.

Changes to the way we work are happening faster than ever before. Businesses need to keep up to survive. A new model is emerging, where staff with critical skills may be based anywhere in the world. This mobility increases the challenge of managing fast-changing government requirements in areas such as tax, social security, and immigration law. Our experienced team has global reach and can ensure both employer and employee remain compliant. 

Our approach 

In an increasingly globalised world, companies need to have access to the right people at the right time, wherever they are in the world. These days, having a global footprint can often mean moving the task to the worker rather than moving the worker to the task. This flexibility is key to success but achieving it means overcoming the complexity of managing teams in multiple locations. 

We know there are many reasons companies use cross-border resources. Understanding what is behind these decisions helps us tailor our support to achieve the best results possible.  We aim to build long lasting relationships with our clients and therefore place high value on the quality and practicality of our advice as well as on transparency and fairness in all our client interactions. 

Our global mobility specialists provide access to a worldwide network of experts in areas including tax and social security, employment law, immigration, risk assessment, global payroll management and HR policy.  

 Our Global Mobility services  

  • Advising on cross-border employment arrangements, planning, reviewing and optimizing international mobililty. 
  • Designing and advising on the company's international mobility policy, adapting it to its needs.    
  • Analysis and assistance in the implementation of the exemption for travel abroad
  • Supporting clients with “remote worker” situations and planning.  
  • Assisting clients to remain fully compliant with tax (tax returns), social security ( payroll (shadow payroll) and other in-country requirements which affect both the company and its workers.

Our services in of earned income taxation

At Mazars, we assist you in the taxation of remuneration of individuals, employees, managers and directors. Thus,

  • We provide ongoing advice on withholding taxes on salaries and remuneration.
  • We design, advise and assist in the implementation of remuneration policies in companies (remuneration in kind, flexible remuneration).
  • We advise on exemptions for work income and reductions for irregular income.
  • We advise on the taxation of equity-based compensation plans in domestic and foreign companies, such as stock options, RSUs, phantom shares, profit interest units, share purchase plans, etc.


Our people 

We are proud of our own diverse, inclusive and multicultural team, which provides the foundation for our advice in this area. Our partnership spans more than 90 countries and territories giving us a shared perspective with clients facing the complications of today’s global workforce.