Today’s guest blogger is Eric Snethkamp, global channels & strategic alliances manager for SafeGuard World International. For nearly a decade, organizations around the world have relied on SafeGuard World for their global HR needs, specifically around payroll and employee compliance. SafeGuard World is an Alliance Partner of NPAworldwide.
I have previously discussed the importance of properly classifying the work status of your international hires. Many countries have regulations similar to those of the IRS which can act a general starting point to begin making the determination.
From IRS Rev. Rul. 87-41:
Over the years courts have identified on a case-by-case basis various facts or factors that are relevant in determining whether an employer-employee relationship exists. In 1987, based on an examination of cases and rulings, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) developed a list of 20 factors that may be examined in determining whether an employer-employee relationship exists. Read the rest of this entry »