Mobility Strategy - Market Practices

International - Short-Term Assignment

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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 Short-Term Assignment (STA – International) – Market Practices Provision Market Practices Definition > Short-term assignments typically last three (3) months to no more than twelve (12) months > Unaccompanied; the family does not join the employee on assignment > Assignments originating in the U.S. and exceeding one year are considered indefinite and not temporary, which can impact the taxability of assignment expenses. 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) Home/Departure Country Residence > No assistance is provided with either the disposition or rental of the main/primary residence Assignment Travel > Company travel policy applies, including travel class Tax Consultation / Tax Return Preparation > Tax consultation provided by a third-party vendor > Tax preparation may be provided for home and host location (when applicable due to home or host country tax implications) Medical Exam / Immunizations > Reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses for medical exams and immunizations necessary for entry into the host country Intercultural Training > One-day of formal, in-person cultural training and/or > Online cultural resources and tools Language Training > If necessary, assistance in gaining proficiency in the host language may be offered; up to 50 hours OR reimbursement for self-taught program Assignment Housing > Furnished, serviced apartment > In some cases, it may be cost-effective to find a twelve-month rental lease and provide furniture rental

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