Social Protection / Taxation

Some On the Move's member-organisations or 'On the Move's mobility info points' may help you for questions related to social protection, taxation, work contracts etc.  in the countries below:

Kunstenloket – Belgium

MobiCulture  – France

Touring Artists (hosted by IGBK and ITI) – Germany

DutchCulture / TransArtists  – The Netherlands

Wales Arts International – Wales /UK

Polo Cultural Gaivotas | Boavista  – Portugal

Arts and Theatre Institute - Czech Republic

Theatre Info Finland – Finland


For taxation issues, check the Ultimate Cookbook for Cultural Managers - Taxation of Artists in an International Context (within the RISE project by the European Festivals Association (EFA) in partnership with Pearle*-Live Performance Europe)

The CLEISS centre in France can be a relevant source for social protection international agreements/regulations.

Your Europe Advice by ECAS-European Citizen Action Service may help you as well with legal advisers in EU/European countries.

You can also refer to the EENC report on the question, co-written by On the Move and PEARLE* in 2014.

For Austria, you can also check the mobility website of SMART: SmartAtMobility 


Should you wish to add some resources and information contact-points to the resources' part of the report, please email us at mobility(at)