The success of a company’s international expansion mainly depends on the success of managing expatriate personnel. Thus, at BALTAR ABOGADOS, we have a team highly specialised in managing international mobility programs, providing assistance both to the company and to the international personnel in the tax, labour and Social Security areas.
At BALTAR ABOGADOS, we have a multidisciplinary team that specialises this, with extensive experience in expatriation and inpatriation processes that, combined with our contact network of international law firms, allows us to provide global counselling to staff and companies.
Planning relocation and repatriation of the personnel working abroad, minimising risks and optimising costs in the tax, labour and Social Security areas.
Counselling regarding compliance of the tax, labour and Social Security obligations of the company and the personnel, both in the country of origin and destination, during the assignment and, once the assignment ends, in coordination with the local office of the country of destination designated by the company to such purpose.
Assessment and determination of the employees and/or expatriated directors’ tax residence to determine their taxation in the country of origin and destination, as well as the company’s tax obligations.
Counselling for the application and implementation of exemptions because of duties carried out abroad and any other tax benefit included in the Spanish regulation (Surplus System…).
Counselling for communications regarding tax and Social Security matters as well as for the fulfilment of the tax and Social Security obligations in the country of origin and destination.
Counselling for drafting international assignment contracts.
Counselling in case of dismissal during the international assignment.
Counselling regarding Social Security matters: maintenance/preservation, application and execution of bilateral conventions…
Formal communications regarding tax and Social Security matters.
Preparation of expatriation protocols.
Planning of tax and labour formulas to execute the international assignment.
Defence of the company and expatriate employees, if applicable, before any audit by the Spanish Tax Agency (AEAT) or the Spanish General Treasury of the Social Security (TGSS).