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Dear Client/Partner,

We are pleased to introduce the September issue of TABS Talk, our digital business update. We have collected a number of interesting topics relevant for your U.S. subsidiary, such as information about taxes, payrolling, affordable health insurance, travel to the U.S. and inspiring client stories. Lastly, we would like to take the opportunity to introduce you to our front desk clerk, Fleur Voorn.

On behalf of the entire TABS Team,
Jacob Willemsen

What's new

U.S. To Lift COVID Travel Ban

Allowing Entry for Vaccinated Europeans and Others
The White House announced on Monday September 20th that it would be lifting blanket travel restrictions on visitors from Europe, Britain and other countries that had been imposed at the start of the pandemic. Under rules to take effect in early November, fully vaccinated travelers from anywhere in the world would be able to fly to the United States, though they would also be subject to new testing and contact-tracing procedures.
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Visa Appointment Wait Times Per Embassy

Check this website if you plan to apply for a nonimmigrant visa to come to the United States as a temporary visitor to review the current wait time for an interview.

Differences of hiring via payroll versus contracting U.S. workers via a ‘1099’

Foreign companies often are reluctant to put people on the payroll in the U.S. due to differences in the European – American mentality. TABS featured in the interview series Building The Bridge by our partner SMA Law Firm. Their founder Steve Maggi talks with Jacob Willemsen about the differences for foreign nationals in hiring payroll or 1099 workers in the United States.

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Corporate Income Tax 2020

If you applied for a 6-month extension for filing the corporate income tax 2020 last April, this must be submitted before the new deadline of 15 October. Not meeting this deadline can result in significant penalties. TABS can assist your company with the preparation of figures and documentation required for this filing. We can work with our network of third-party CPAs to complete the filing, or a CPA of your choice.
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Case Studies for Search Engine Positioning

TABS is proud to assist Grizzly New Marketing with their U.S. market entry. Grizzly New Marketing is a specialist in search engine positioning and has generated over 1,000,000 top positions in Google for over 5000 companies since 2001!

Every day millions of potential buyers orientate themselves on the internet to purchase products and services. Being easily found in the search engines is therefore the best way to generate new business. Because whoever has a high position on relevant search terms in Google and the other search engines, gets the most visitors to his website and logically also the most new customers.

To gain experience in the American market, Grizzly New Marketing will conduct a number of case studies. An excellent way to improve online presence at no cost. Interested? Contact us.


Get Inspired: Interview Thomas Vilmer – TMC USA

TABS spoke with Thomas Vilmer, Vice President of TMC USA North East in New York City about doing business in the U.S. Read all about employeneurship, which is a contraction between “employee” and “entrepreneurship” and about the DNA of the company,  built around 5 key pillars.

Successful U.S. Market Entry for Heliox

TABS congratulates Heliox on the opening of their North American HQ in Atlanta (GA), a growing e-mobility hub. Despite the restrictions during the pandemic, Heliox managed to establish its new headquarters within two years of entering the U.S. market. Heliox’ US-team is excited to bring their rapid charging solutions to businesses making the electric mobility transition across the country. TABS is very proud of their U.S. developments and excited to assist Heliox further their growth in the U.S.

How To Start a Business in the U.S. From Abroad

Starting a U.S. business is the key to success for many businesses around the world. The best way to take advantage of the world’s largest, best integrated national market, is a U.S. market entry. To start a business in the U.S. as a foreigner may look simply, however nothing is less true. With the help of an experienced team who understand the laws and requirements of doing businesses in all 50 U.S. states, such as TABS, you’re much more likely to be successful in the U.S.

Looking For An Affordable Health Insurance for Expats in the U.S.?

Especially for small business start-ups offering health insurance to their (expat) employees it can be very expensive compared to European standards.

TABS partnered up with Van Parijs Advies and Hoogenraad Verzekeringsadviseurs to provide many benefits to our network. Offering the Excellent Expat Insurance Package, powered by the Goudse Insurances, they will serve as brokers to guide you through the insurance process and offer personalized advice.

Interested? We’re happy to connect you with either Van Parijs or Hoogenraad for a customized quote for your company!

Does Your Company Need a U.S. Mailing Address or Phone Number?

Our Address, Mail, and Phone Handling Services establish a local presence for your business, essential for doing business in the U.S.!

  • Mail documents are scanned and uploaded for your secure, convenient access, wherever you are in the world.
  • Phone reception services establish a local phone number and professional answering service to fit your needs.
  • Phone forwarding and toll free 1-800 numbers are also available.

Contact our Office Manager Patrick for more information.

Upcoming Events

Round Table: A Local Presence in the USA
September 29th, 8am PST / 11am EST / 5pm CET (Webinar)

Are you an entrepreneur in the professional services industry and are you doing business in the U.S. or interested in expanding to the U.S.?

The last few virtual seats are available for our interactive roundtable with Sophie Boutelegier from Expandify. Together with a group of international entrepreneurs, U.S. market entry options and similar expansion experiences will be discussed. Brad Tritle from Trilations will join the discussion as a guest speaker to share more about their market entry.

Interested in joining? Please send an email to Floor from our BizDev team.

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Vacancy Bookkeeper

TABS is seeking a creative and dynamic Bookkeeper, located in the U.S. or the Netherlands, to join our team!

A Bookkeeper for TABS maintains records of financial transactions by establishing accounts, posting transactions and ensuring legal requirements compliance while working independently in a rapidly growing company.

Meet Our New Team Member Fleur Voorn

Front Desk Administrative Support Clerk

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Fleur holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from ArtEZ University of the Arts in The Netherlands. In 2015, she moved to New York City and has since worked for multiple non-profit theaters. Fleur brings various professional experiences to TABS, ranging from assisting in Marketing and Administrative departments, as well as hosting events and is excited to share her outstanding customer service skills and adept understanding for knowing what a client needs. Fleur is excited to join the TABS team and serve our clients wherever necessary.
“International business has always interested me, learning about other cultures through business is very meaningful. Supporting foreign businesses and helping them successfully enter the U.S. market is something that gives me great joy. What I like the most as a member of the Admin-team is delivering the best service to each and every client.”
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