Addressing expatriate tax issuesHow Canadian companies deal with the tricky issue of income tax for expatriatesBy Lynne Molnar03/13/2006|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 03/14/2006 If there’s anything universal in the world, it’s taxes. Some countries have higher taxes, some lower. Some have simple tax schemes while others are extremely sophisticated. Therefore, it’s not surprising that one of the most complex facets of an international assignment is tax treatment on income earned by employees, whether they’re Canadians sent abroad or foreign workers brought in to Canada.What are the potential tax implications of an assignment from Canada to, say, Singapore or vice-versa? What tax approach works best — does the employer handle all the details related to home and host tax or is everything left to the worker?In its 2005 To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.