Global Mobility and Remote Work – More Important and Complex Than Ever


Katrina Welch, Past International President


  • Marc A. Simonetti, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • Richard Tonge, Grant Thornton LLP
  • Alexa Woods, Bloomberg Tax and Accounting

Session Description:

This session will discuss the major international, federal, and state tax issues arising from the increasing mobility of employees and their ability to work remotely. This session will structured around three themes: (1) stranded employees – creating taxable presence in new jurisdictions; (2) remote workforce – impacting income division among taxing jurisdictions and corporate obligations; and (3) remote hiring.

Learning Objectives:

After this session, participants will be able to: (1) delineate the major U.S. federal income tax accomodations made with respect to employees stranded in the United States due to the COVID-19 pandemic; (2) explain noteworthy state responses to employees working from home; and (3) understand some of potential tax consequences hiring remote employees.

Location: Date: March 22, 2021 Time: 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm