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Work Anywhere, Together – The New Reality of Work

  • 16 Sep 2020
  • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Webinar


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Having to respond to what could be the fastest social change in modern times, companies worldwide enabled remote workforces nearly overnight. What started as an extraordinary “work anywhere” pilot is now considered permanent in many organizations’ operating model framework. As a result, the new reality is a world where we focus on the work, instead of where it happens. This can be best described as, “Work anywhere, together.” It’s the new reality of work. In this webcast our KPMG colleagues will share their perspective on how organizations are addressing the potential tax, regulatory, talent, and total rewards implications of global remote work arrangements. During the session we will cover:

  • Market trends, key business trends and considerations for employees working remotely

  • Enterprise-wide stakeholder considerations of bringing Work Anywhere to life for your organization

  • Potential tax and regulatory implications

  • How can you make it real and the immediate and long-term steps to consider

Presenter Bios:

Michael Bussa:

Michael is a Partner in KPMG’s Global Mobility Services Tax practice, the global head of the firm’s Reward practice and, the U.S. leader for Global Reward Services. He has nearly 35 years of experience advising organizations in the structuring, implementation and, tax and regulatory compliance of global incentive compensation and programs.  

Michael is responsible for a broad range of U.S. multi-national clients, and has extensive experience with a wide variety of complex global incentive compensation and mobility program matters including design and implementation; feasibility analysis, tax and regulatory due diligence; compliance risk assessment and controversy assistance; analytics-driven program process improvement initiatives to drive efficiency, cost reduction and enhanced end-user experience; corporate tax planning and structuring; global payroll implementation and compliance; merger and acquisition due diligence; US GAAP/IFRS analysis; PMO implementation and rollout and, employee education. Michael’s current and past clients include organizations across all industry sectors. 

Michael has advised many organizations, including 25 of the Fortune 100, in connection with their global incentive compensation programs. Examples include:  

  • Advised on the tax and regulatory feasibility of offering incentive compensation to employees in over 150 countries including recommendations on tax efficient structuring at the employee and corporate levels. 

  • Advised on the structuring of incentive compensation cost sharing arrangements to maximize global corporate income tax savings and tax effective cash repatriation.  

  • Successful design and implementation of technology-enabled solutions to support enterprise-wide global incentive compensation process requirements across Corporate Tax, Executive Compensation, Finance, General Counsel, Global Mobility, HR, IT, and Payroll.

Kshipra Thareja:


Kshipra joined KPMG in April of 2020 as a Managing Director in the Global Mobility Services (GMS) practice.  Kshipra has nearly 20 years of experience in helping companies with their global mobility strategy, structure design, policy development, process alignment, and optimization. She has worked with a broad spectrum of clients ranging in size and industries advising them on all matters related to global mobility starting with program design and setup for regular expatriate assignees, business travelers, contingent workers as well as project-based workers to ongoing payroll and individual compliance.

Kshipra supports clients across all industries and sizes with special focus on Life Sciences and Technology and Media. Prior to joining KPMG, Kshipra focused on Mobility Performance Improvement. She has provided clients with in-depth insights and best practices in helping them design and review their mobility strategy, structures, policies and processes. She has worked with companies of all sizes and a variety of mobility programs. In this capacity, she has helped clients determine the best mobility model to suit their needs, keeping pace with changing times and internal organizational culture. For companies with existing mobility programs, she has also led due diligence reviews and gap analysis projects to determine whether or not the current program is operating efficiently and optimally for the current and future mobility needs. 

Her vast and varied experience enables her to provide meaningful practical guidance to the companies with whom she consults, and contribute most effectively in the development of global mobility programs and policies.

Kshipra has worked in multiple geographies and has been an international assignee herself and therefore, brings in the crucial assignee perspective to program and policy design. She works closely with human resources, payroll, corporate tax benefits, accounting and high-level management to support a smoothly functioning international assignment program.

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