Welcome to Contractor Taxation

Are you looking for a payroll or work permit solution? We can help!

Just select a country to get free advice for Employers, Recruiters and Contractors.

Your international projects can be easier 

  • This site contains detailed information about outsourced employment, payroll, work permit sponsorship and tax solutions for more than 110 countries
  • You can use our in-country experts to get the best advice and support.
  • You can get timeframes, costs and processing requirements – everything you need to plan an international assignment – from us. NB: Advice and quotations are provided quickly and without charge.
  • Focus on your core tasks, let the experts handle the administration involved in setting up in a new country.
  • You'll be surprised how little it costs

Summary of Options

One of the most common questions we get from contractors is “what are my options for getting paid”. The ways to get paid can include

  • Going on a local payroll in the host country (i.e. getting paid in the country you’ll be working in)

  • Staying on a payroll in your home country

  • Setting up your own personal limited company in the host country

  • Using your existing personal limited company in your home country

  • Using an umbrella company

  • Splitting your salary

Our Team

Contractor Taxation was set up in 2008 by Duncan Macintosh and Tim Burgess. Contractor Taxation assists individuals, recruiters and employers with international assignments by providing work permits, business visas and payment solutions in almost every country in the world.

Campbell Curtis, General Manager

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