Expatriate Financial Compliance During a Pandemic

Rob Freedlander

Director, Accounting and Compliance at Fluor

Learning Objectives

Necessarily restrictive immigration rules have many corporate resources sitting in places where they were not expected to be. In some cases, individuals are stuck in their host country. In other cases, they are stuck in the home country. And in still other cases, they are not stuck, yet they are not able to travel to where they are needed. This creates payroll reporting challenges and income sourcing challenges.

Key Takeaways:

  • There are significant instances where work must be done on-site

  • Income sourcing needs to follow established guidelines

  • There have been a variety of COVID relief measures to accommodate expats