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AKD – Virtual Workforce, Real Consequences: Understanding the Social security and Tax implications of Cross-Border teleworking

Teleworking expanded considerably during the Covid-19 pandemic, which forced millions of workers overnight to carry out their duties from home, leading to the widespread adoption of new working methods and tools such as videoconferencing.

Since then, many companies have incorporated teleworking into their current practices, aware of the new habits that have become established and the expectations of workers, who see many advantages in terms of flexibility, savings on commuting time and work-life balance.

However, when it comes to cross-border teleworking, i.e. when workers carry out their duties from a country other than that of their employer’s head office where they usually carry out their activities, the tax and social implications are still largely ignored.

Let’s have a look at the latest developments in this area.


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