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2013 NEWS & EVENTS
April 17, 2013 - PRESS RELEASE: Blackspark’s borderFile Now Available in Concur App Center
Integrated solution for business traveler payroll compliance introduced to Concur’s more than 20 million users
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April 16-19, 2013 - Concur Fusion: Visit Blackspark in Las Vegas! Join us at The Venetian where we will be attending Fusion 2013 and demonstrating our borderFile solution. More details coming soon!
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April 4, 2013 - Blackspark is live on the salesforce.com AppExchange! borderFile is now available on salesforce.com's marketplace for business applications, reaching millions of salesforce.com subscribers.
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March 7, 2013 - HR Seminar: Challenges And Opportunities For Business Travellers & Short-Term Assignees Seminar hosted by Newland Chase. "As companies look at short term assignments as a potentially more cost effective solution to filling skills shortages in the UK, what issues should they be aware of in doing so? Are there opportunities that can be maximised by making use of the current provisions relating to business visitors and short term assignees both from a tax and immigration perspective?"
February 28, 2013 - Tnooz Article borderFile is featured in a Tnooz TLabs article by Nick Vivion. "...borderFile has a clear value for managers looking to minimize tax and payroll risk with employees working in countries all over the world. Rather than using a complex Excel spreadsheet, the software allows managers to easily track days worked in other countries and ensure that no potential compliance issues are overlooked."
February 28, 2013 - Article in The Financial Times: Rise in mobility is a business risk "...the rise of a new category of short-term business traveller, alongside widespread plans for companies to seek growth in emerging markets in 2013, is raising concerns over complying with a growing number of regulatory regimes."
February 21, 2013 - WEBINAR: Join us for a demonstration of borderFile's new integration with TripIt, enabling rapid deployment of business traveler tracking and automatic support for over 3000 existing travel vendors. This demo will highlight the simplified rollout of the solution and show how easy it is to collect business travel data using your existing travel management companies and infrastructure.
February 5, 2013 - KPMG flash International Executive Alert: Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is proposing to amend the U.K.’s Short-Term Business Visitors (Appendix 4) agreement. Many companies use Appendix 4 agreements to reduce the burdens of payroll withholding and reporting requirements in respect of short-term business travellers to the U.K. who benefit from relief under double taxation agreements.
January 31, 2013 - "The End of Travel Data Darkness" Blackspark is featured in an article by travel industry luminary Scott Gillespie. "This is the year in which travel data darkness begins to die. By data darkness, I mean the opacity of travel booking data made outside of company-approved booking channels."
January 28, 2013 - PRESS RELEASE: Blackspark Corporation Simplifies Business Traveler Tracking and Oversight
borderFile software leverages The Concur T&E Cloud via TripIt’s open technology platform to enable business traveler tracking wherever and however employees book travel
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January 1, 2013 - GMT Group is Live! Discuss the Future of Global Mobility Technology
Global Mobility Technology (GMT) is dedicated to sharing and discussing ideas and real-world examples of technology solutions in global mobility. Topics include expat management, frequent business traveler tracking, immigration, payroll, tax compliance and health and safety. Does your company use technology to address these issues, or do you have a wish list of items that require a solution?
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2012 NEWS & EVENTS
September 27, 2012 - Join Us for Business Traveler Tracking Webinar & Case Study
Please join us for a webinar featuring our innovative borderFile solution, including a Customer Case Study.
ARCHIVED NEWS & EVENTS
March 21, 2010 - Article in The New York Times: States Look Beyond Borders to Collect Owed Taxes "Anyone who crosses a state border for work — to make a sales call, say, or meet with a client or do a road show on Wall Street — probably owes income taxes in that state... Such laws have been on the books for decades, and they vary by state. But it is only recently, accountants and tax lawyers say, that many states appear to have picked up enforcement, expanding it beyond the wealthiest celebrities and athletes."
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