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1 © 2022 Graebel Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. This document contains CONFIDENTIAL information. Reproduction and distribution of this document in any manner or for any purpose is prohibited without the express written permission of Graebel Companies, Inc. International Extended Business Traveler (EBT – International) – Market Practices Provision Market Practices Definition > Most companies define extended business travel as more than 30 days but less than 90 days traveling to and working in a country outside of the employee's home country > Unaccompanied; the family does not join the employee on assignment > Travel exceeding 90 days is typically defined as a short-term assignment (STA) Eligibility > Current Employees > Experienced new hires (assuming work permit and visa eligibility) VISA / Work Permit > The Company will assist the employee with obtaining required visa and work permit(s) Travel > Companies treat travel to and from the host location the same as for regular business travel; per the company's travel & expense policy Tax Equalization > Tax equalization may be necessary based on the home and host location combination, which may result in the extended international travel triggering additional home or host tax obligations > Companies should consult with their international tax partner Tax Consultation / Tax Return Preparation > Tax consultation and/or preparation may be provided for home and host locations, if required based on additional tax obligations in the home and/or host locations triggered by the extended international travel > Companies should consult with their international tax partner Medical Exam / Immunizations > Reimbursement for any out-of-pocket expenses for medical exams and immunizations necessary for entry into the foreign country/countries Destination Services > Up to one (1) day may be provided to help familiarize the employee with local area Housing / Lodging > The employee typically stays in either a hotel or a furnished, serviced apartment; temporary living is typically not necessary Excess Baggage Allowance > Reimbursement of excess baggage fees incurred during travel to and from the assignment location > Typically capped at $300 - $500 USD, or local currency equivalent

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