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Contracting in the EU: Is it about to get more complicated?

Friday 15th February 2019

As we have written about on previous occasions, authorities worldwide have been focusing more than ever on tax evasion and introducing stricter tax and compliance systems to prevent fraudulent behaviour. For those looking to contract abroad, the risks are now greater than ever and it is vital that you’re aware of the latest news in… [continue reading]

6CATS launch international consulting arm, 6CATSPRO

Monday 11th February 2019

In our latest move to ensure that recruitment agencies are fully compliant when dealing with the complexity of international tax law, we have launched our own consulting service, 6CATSPRO, enabling us to better provide recruitment businesses with the strategic consultative advice they need to manage contractor compliance in-house. 6CATSPRO will include services such as: the… [continue reading]

OECD pushes ideas for global corporate tax overhaul

Friday 8th February 2019

There can be no doubt that in the last couple of years authorities worldwide have been setting their sights on tax fraud more closely than ever. This movement of countries towards a more complex and comprehensive tax system is something we have regularly covered, along with the effect that it will have on contractor compliance. Last week, an article… [continue reading]

The Criminal Finances Act 2017: Are recruitment agency tax solutions ready?

Monday 4th February 2019

Here at 6CATS International, something we’ve been very vocal about is the need for agencies to stay on top the increasingly strict tax legislation being introduced by governments around the world. One piece of legislation we’ve focused on in particular is the Criminal Finances Act, a very important act for recruitment firms wanting to operate… [continue reading]

Irish tax compliance crackdown yields €611 million

Friday 1st February 2019

As a result of increased scrutiny towards tax compliance, the Revenue Commissioners, the Irish tax authority, have yielded a record €611 million last year from tax defaulters. This comes as the nation – which has often been cited as a tax haven, becomes far stricter in its compliance regulation after heavy international pressure to do… [continue reading]

EU’s Expanded Tax Haven Blacklist Could Apply to U.S.

Monday 28th January 2019

The worldwide crack down on tax evasion and movement towards more comprehensive tax compliance systems is gaining pace to such a degree that even the USA could potentially end up on the European Unions’s blacklist of jurisdictions that are failing to take appropriate action on tax fraud. The country may be placed on EU’s tax… [continue reading]

Contractor Compliance in South Korea set to become more complex

Friday 25th January 2019

As we’ve mentioned many times before, global taxation laws are constantly getting more complex, and contractor compliance in South Korea is the latest to follow suit. As the fourth largest economy in Asia and the 11th largest in the world, this destination is fast becoming a hotspot for contractors worldwide. Famous for its spectacular rise from one of the poorest… [continue reading]

Dutch add Guernsey, Belize and Isle of Man to blacklist in tax compliance drive

Tuesday 22nd January 2019

It’s clear from recent developments that authorities across the globe are increasing efforts to improve tax compliance and claw back lost funds. Be it multinationals, SME’s or independent contractors, more and more innovative methods are being used to ensure the law is followed by everyone. Most recently, the Netherlands has been in the news for… [continue reading]

China’s new income tax law could be costly for foreign workers

Friday 18th January 2019

Here at 6CATS we’re dedicated to sharing our knowledge of the complexities of international compliance with contractors seeking opportunities overseas and the latest developments that they need to be aware of.  As the second largest economy in the world, China is a place which undoubtedly offers a huge range of opportunities for contractors. The country… [continue reading]

Why 2019 is the year for international contract recruiters

Thursday 17th January 2019

There can certainly be no doubt that, for UK based hiring firms at least, having a strategic growth plan in place for the coming year is vitally important. And while there’s a lot of negative discussions around the UK’s future following March, getting stuck on the ‘what if’s’ will do little to help agencies weather… [continue reading]