Consistent with the International Transfer Policy "ITP", the Company will provide the following relocation services:
Relocation Allowance: The Company shall pay you a relocation allowance, equal to one twelfth of your annual gross base salary, i.e CHF 54,167 subject to all applicable taxes and withholdings. The purpose of this allowance is to fully compensate all issues or concerns not otherwise dealt with in this Offer Letter. It will be paid to you on the next payroll cycle following your physical relocation, according to the local payroll practices in Geneva.
If you voluntarily cancel your move or resign within twelve (12) months of your Effective Date, you will be required to reimburse the Company for the total amount of the relocation allowance perceived, in net of social charges and taxes.
Shipment of Household Goods: The Company will pay all reasonable costs of relocating your household goods from Amsterdam to Geneva using the most cost efficient mode available. The shipment will be organized through the preferred relocation agent, as determined globally by the Company. Note that any shipment of bulky or heavy items, alcoholic beverages or items prohibited by customs, as well as pets, plants, pianos, vehicles … will not be covered by the Company.
Temporary living: The Company shall reimburse you upon your arrival for the reasonable costs associated with your temporary housing expenses for a maximum of thirty (30) days. Temporary living may be used prior to your move to Geneva, provided the maximum of days is not exceeded. Living expenses (meals and sundry expenses…) will not be covered by the Company. The temporary housing will be directly organized through the preferred relocation agent, as determined globally by the Company.
Housing assistance: The Company will provide reasonable assistance with securing accommodation for you and your family in the area of Geneva, upon your arrival, with the local relocation agency. The Company will also reimburse you for the agency fees associated with securing an accommodation in the area of London. Reimbursement will be made via an expense report with appropriate receipts.
Work papers and visa: The Company will pay the expense associated with securing the appropriate visa documents and work papers for you.
Tax Assistance: You are personally responsible for the taxes associated with your income, and expressly exempt the Company and any related companies from any tax or related claims that may arise. The Company will make available to you, and pay the expense of a tax consultant (currently PricewaterhouseCoopers - PwC) for any reasonable tax preparation assistance required for your tax declarations in the Switzerland for the 2018/2019 and 2019/2020 tax year. Should your employment be terminated during this period, the tax assistance would cease on the termination date.