The University’s International Administrative Working Group (IAWG) is equipped to assist units in all phases of an overseas project, including the start-up planning and engagement of local experts and resources. The IAWG includes University resources both within academic departments and central administration, including Finance, Human Resources, Benefits and the Office of General Counsel (OGC). The IAWG can be a department’s primary source to identify and obtain all the in-country resources or experts needed to plan for and launch an overseas project and can be reached by emailing Global Support.
Within the IAWG, the OGC and Tax Departments analyze the potential regulatory and tax issues that may be triggered by a planned activity, and propose ways to achieve the department’s goals and enable the activity.
Once in-country experts have been retained, the following tools can helpful in identifying issues that will require local discussions regarding: