Joint Webinar: Residency and Taxation of Individuals
COVID-19 Tax and Employment Regulation in Russia, Germany, the UK and the US
June 30, 2020
4 PM — 6 PM MSK time (UTC/GMT +3 hours)
Working language: English
Join us for a live webinar to learn about key tax measures in response to COVID-19 and the post-COVID-19 'new normal'. Grant Thornton experts from Russia, the UK, the US and Germany will share their insights and answer your questions.
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Programme content
Russia
  • Russian tax consequences for employees and other professionals involuntary staying in Russia or outside of Russia due to restrictions associated with COVID-19
  • Foreign bank account reports and notifications on controlled foreign companies (CFC) for individuals staying in Russia
  • Labor matters: remote work and hiring of expatriates during restrictions period
Aleksandra Gerasimova — moderator
Head of Practice, FBK Legal, FBK Grant Thornton
Senior Consultant, Tax Consulting Practice, FBK Legal, FBK Grant Thornton
The US
  • IRS announcements on tax measures arising due to COVID-19:
    • Filing and payment extensions
    • Mitigating US Federal tax residency
    • Application of double tax treaty relief
    • Relief for individuals who returned to the US from overseas and corresponding impact on US taxation
    • Considerations for creation of PE
  • Considerations for longer term remote working in the 'new normal'
    Principal, Global Mobility Services, Grant Thornton LLP
    Germany
    • Tax implications for cross border workers/expatriates working in their home country Germany due to closed borders
    • Announced measures of the German Ministry of Finance to ease these implications
    • Other COVID – 19 tax measures (deferment of tax payment etc.)
    • Overview short term work regulation in Germany
    Partner, Tax, Warth & Klein Grant Thornton AG
    The UK
    • HM Revenue & Customs ("HMRC") announcements on tax measures due to COVID-19 including:
      • Employment and personal tax filing, reporting and payment extensions
      • Impact on the Statutory Residence Test
      • Allowances and expenses for employees working from home
      • Tax treatment and business implications of furloughed employees
      • Permanent Establishment considerations
    • Brexit – a recap that UK is due to leave the EU from 1 January 2021 after the current transition period ends in December and quick summary of the key points to consider
    Director, Global Mobility Services, Grant Thornton UK LLP
    Director, Global Mobility Services, Grant Thornton UK LLP
    Q&A session
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