Global employee mobility workshop

25 January 2017

Global employee mobility & employment tax workshop - challenges, pitfalls and opportunities

This interactive workshop will highlight the common challenges, pitfalls and opportunities facing a business when dealing with its tax, payroll and work visa obligations for the following categories of employees:

  • Foreign employees on assignment to South African companies
  • South African employees on assignment to a foreign country (including across Africa)
  • South African employees who frequently travel abroad on business, in addition to those employees who may work on a specified project for a period of time in another country

We will provide participants with:

  • Practical advice regarding effective assignment structuring, including highlighting tax savings opportunities for inbound and outbound assignees and how to implement & administer such savings opportunities.
  • Guidance around the design of a company’s international mobility policy framework. – we will cover both short and long term assignments, business commuters and employees who permanently relocate to another country
  • Advice regarding the appropriate work visa to apply for in a given situation.

We will also cover the common challenges, pitfalls & opportunities facing an organisation in relation to South African employees' tax issues for both its local and assignee workforce, including:

  • Employee expenses and allowances
  • Engaging with third party contractors
  • Employee incentive plans
  • Employee remuneration policies
  • Fringe benefits
  • SARS PAYE tax audits

Who Should Attend?

This workshop is aimed at HR Directors/Masnagers, CFO's/Financial Controllers, Payroll Managers and any other person with responsibility for employees' and expatriate tax matters within an organisation.

Cost: R1 500.00 per person.

James Hourigan Director: expatriate & employees' tax

Event times

Start: 8 for 8:30am

Finish: 4:30pm

James Hourigan
  • Grant Thornton Johannesburg
  • Wanderers Office Park
  • 52 Corlett Drive
  • Illovo
  • 2196
Tel: +2710 590 7387 Contact:
Global mobility services capability statement
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