IMPACT – MEDIUM
What is the change? Reports on the salaries paid to highly qualified specialists during the fourth quarter of 2017 (October through December) must be submitted in January.
What does the change mean? The reports, which employers must complete to show that they have met minimum salary payment levels, are required quarterly. Under a new rule, employers are required to including copies of their HQS salary reports during the work visa renewal process.
BAL Analysis: Companies should ensure that they submit their quarterly reports on time and that the salaries comply with wage thresholds for HQS workers.
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