Global Equity Mobility Solution
In an increasingly globalized world, executive compensation decisions must be made with the foresight of employee mobility. The taxation of incentive and equity-based compensation may vary greatly depending on the type of award, the structure of the organization, the tax attributes of the recipient, and their location.
What is BDO Global Equity Mobility Solution
Equity withholding backed by BDO tax knowledge: In an increasingly globalized world, executive compensation decisions must be made with the foresight of employee mobility. The taxation of incentive and equity-based compensation may vary greatly depending on the type of award, the structure of the organization, the tax attributes of the recipient, and their location.
BDO’s Global Equity Mobility Solution (GEMS) is an automated tool that helps companies avoid risk and consider tax-saving opportunities when designing cross-border incentive compensation. By combining transaction data and travel information, GEMS provides real-time calculations of tax withholdings for an organization’s mobile employees. GEMS calculates payroll withholding using marginal, maximum rates, but can also calculate based on individual year-to-date earnings.
Companies that fail to accurately withhold taxes on incentive compensation subject themselves to a time-consuming and expensive correction process. BDO’s end-to-end solution combines tax and employee data, streamlined technology, and award-winning service to help companies comply with onerous regulatory requirements.
- Fully automated digital approach or a service-led approach using our equity specialists
Sourcing calculations based on real-time data and current tax rules
- Payroll withholding and Social Security calculations executed in real time
- Electronic links to brokers, payroll, and equity administration
- Funding directly from brokers to cover share sales and withholding
- Extensive global and state-to-state coverage
- Frequent updates with changes to tax law and practice
- We also integrate with existing software platforms. BDO teamed up with Equus Software to provide and maintain global tax logic for the software leader’s EquityPro solution. Listen to this complimentary BDO and Equis webinar to learn more.
Manage, organize and execute tax program deliverables for your global workforce and their assignments. Automation, collaboration and task tracking means you can take quicker actions and make smarter decisions. You can be confident your business is getting the maximum value and efficiency from all its resources, allowing you to focus on the qualitative aspects of assignments. This is provided at no additional cost.
Cost projection tools are useful at every stage of an expatriate assignment, from understanding goals to budgeting to policy review. Our Cost Projection Tool quickly provides hypothetical cost estimates, helping to ensure you get the most value from your assignments.