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GEO Company - Payrolling - immigration

INTERNATIONAL START UP
COMPANY

NON EUROPEAN
CONTRACTORS &
CONSULTANTS

INTERNATIONAL
SUPPLIER of COMPANY
IN THE NETHERLANDS /
EUROPE

NO LEGAL BASE BUT
TEMPORARY PROJECT IN
THE NETHERLANDS,
REQUIRING NON EU STAFF

COMPANIES BASED IN
THE NETHERLANDS
WITHOUT KM
AUTHORIZATION CODE

COMPANIES BASED IN
THE NETHERLANDS
WITH HEADCOUNT
FREEZE

COMPANIES THAT
WISH TO HIRE NON-
EU GRADUATES OF
UNIVERSITIES

Glossery

A

ASSIGNMENT


The period the international professional is at a foreign destination to conduct work

B

BSN


Stands for Burger Service Number – which means a tax ID number, unique to each individual, and required in order to receive a salary, open a bank account, obtain the tax ruling.


C

CLASSIC PAYROLLING


This classic model does NOT handle any immigration services. A payrolling company becomes the legal employer of your employees. As per contractual agreement you source and select your own employees OR  the recruitment process is taken care of by the party providing the payrolling services. The payrolling company takes care of the personnel administration, payment of premiums for tax and social security.


CONTRACT DURATIONS


The length of the labor contract or assignment.



CH


CH is short for City Hall, where all residents (Dutch and non- Dutch) of the Netherlands must to be registered



CUSTOMER


Also called the end-user where the sponsored Expat-Links employee will be working while in the Netherlands



CLIENT


The Corporation that hires Expat-Links to provide payrolling services.


D

DESTINATION


Location (i.e. country, city) where the international professional is transferred to

E

EXPAT-LINKS GEO

PAYROLLING


Unique payrolling concept combining payrolling and immigration permits. Only available for NON-EU nationals. Expat-Links becomes the legal employer of your NON-EU staff. Expat links takes care of the personnel administration and immigration permits and takes on the responsibility for tax, social security  and immigration compliance. This results in flexibility, less complexity and time saving.


EXPENSE ACCOUNT


An overview of the expenses the employee can claim back from his employer, while on Expat-Links payroll, the expense account is handled by E-L.


EMPLOYMENT COSTS


Every employee’s salary has a % mark-up which is paid for by the employer to cover social security taxes. This employment cost is mandatory for all employers to cover all their employees.


EXPAT

Also called International Professional or employee, the person that will be sponsored by Expat-Links to be seconded to the customer.


EU


Europe vs the European union

Physiographically, Europe is the northwestern part of the large landmass known as Eurasia. Europe is surrounded from the north by the Arctic Ocean, from the west by the Atlantic Ocean, from the south by the Mediterranean Sea, and from the southeast by the Black Sea. The eastern border of Europe continent is now commonly delineated by the Ural Mountains in Russia, Caspian Sea and Caucasus Mountains.

Thus Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Cyprus are considered European countries, though geographically they are located in Asia territory. Islands in the Mediterranean Sea and North Atlantic are generally considered part of Europe. Russia and Turkey are considered part of both Europe and Asia. In total there are 50 countries in Europe: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Vatican City (Holy See).

The European Union is a group of 28 countries in Europe  united in an agreement. Not all European countries are member of this union. See below the Union members as of 2015:

F

FAMILY MEMBER

Spouse and/or children accompanying the relocating professional


G

GEO

This stands for Global Employer Organization
A GEO company employs and pays personnel, consultants and contractors legally and compliantly in multiple countries where organizations may or may not have permanently established entities, nor the immigration/taxation rights to hire international professionals.


GUARANTOR

Also called Sponsor, in order to be applying for a work permit one needs a “sponsor or guarantor”  taking full responsibility for the international professional. Expat-Links as the legal employer of your employees is from an immigration perspective the sponsor of the employee.


H

HR

Human Resources

I

ILLEGAL

By this we mean a person NOT compliant to either labor, immigration, tax, social insurance laws while working/residing in the Netherlands.

J



K

KM

KM is short for the Dutch word : Kennismigrant which translates to Highly Skilled Migrant, which is a special category of work permit in the Netherlands.

L

LEGAL

By this we mean a person 100% compliant – working, living and pay-rolled in the Netherlands.


LABOR CONTRACT

Also called an employment contract or letter of assignment, which makes the international professional an employee of Expat-Links.

M

MVV

Machtiging Voorlopig Verblijf, the name of an Entry visa, required by 99% of NON-EU passport holders before they can enter the Netherlands.

N

NON-EU

This stands for all passport holders coming from countries outside the European Union, professionals coming from any other country*  but the Union, are required to have a work-permit before allowed to work in Europe. * few exceptions.

O

OC

Order Confirmation, this is sent to the client by Expat-links once all negotiations and contracts are in place so the project can start.

P

PROPOSAL

A written document send to a prospective client, outlining the services and indicating the costs involved and conditions attached to these services. Expat-Links does not accept a project before the proposal is accepted, and turned into a contract – regardless of the time pressures involved.

Q

QUOTE

A financial proposal send to a client, which needs to be accepted and signed prior to taking on a new project

R

RISK ANALYSIS EXPAT-LINKS

To determine the management factor, a risk analysis is performed. Elements included in this analysis are- amongst others: relationship with corporate client, length of labor contract, home country of the professional, traveling alone or with family, job function, number of employees.


RP

RP is short for Residence Permit, which gives you the right to reside in the Netherlands.


RENEWALS

Extension of (work or residence) permits that are about to expire.

S

SPONSORSHIP

Also called Guarantor, in order to be applying for a work permit one needs a “sponsor or guarantor”  taking full responsibility for the international professional. Expat-Links as the legal employer of your employees is from an immigration perspective the sponsor of the employee.


SECONDMENT

As Expat-Links is the legal employer of the employee, the employee is seconded to the client to work on their premises.


SECONDER

Expat-Links is seconder of the employee who will work on the client’s premises.

T

Termination

End of a work permit.


30% tax ruling

This is a special Tax ruling designed for international professionals, to compensate them for the extra-territorial expenses that occur because of their international relocation to the Netherlands.

U

USP

Unique Selling Points  to use Expat-Links:

  1. No red tape for you
  2. The client and customer can have their selected and preferred candidate working legally and compliant


UMBRELLA COMPANY

This is the same as a GEO company.

V



W

WP

Stands for a Work permit, which needs to be issued prior for a NON-EU professionals is allowed to work in the Netherlands.

X



Y



Z

ZHEKOVA

The Expat-Links Business Development manager

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