[asterisk-dev] OT: Paying people in faraway (Western) places.
abalashov at evaristesys.com
Wed Jan 7 17:42:13 CST 2009
Yeah, so I definitely meant to send that to asterisk-biz. I'm really sorry.
Alex Balashov wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I have what must be an incredibly, astoundingly stupid question, but
> I've never really dealt with it before and it's come up.
> For those of you based in the US, how do you pay employees outside the
> country? And, I do mean employees, not contractors, staffing firms,
> body shops, consultants, or any of the stuff that comes with offshoring.
> In this case, the question is paying someone in Britain, so asking
> people who have Third World offshoring experience might be a little
> misplaced and that is why I am asking here instead.
> What's the best practice to pay a remote employee in the UK a paycheck?
> Paypal aside, how's it done? I am assuming bank wire. How does that
> interact with withholding and taxes? Obviously, I can't withhold UK
> taxes for them and remand them to its government, so are they
> responsible for doing it themselves like 1099ers in the US? What do I
> need to tell them? Any non-obvious gotchas?
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