An arrangement that allows you or your employer to offer services in another EU country without changing tax or social security systems. It is designed to make it easier for you to work abroad for a limited period.
The most important consequences of being posted abroad to work are:
This is just a summary of what usually happens. There could be exceptions to the general rule in some tax agreements, and your specific circumstance should also be taken into account.
Also, each country has its own definitions of "year" and "12-month period", for tax purposes.
For a detailed answer to your situation, consult the relevant tax agreement between the countries and contact your tax office or a European employment adviser.
YES — there are still restrictions on access to the job market for Bulgarians, Romanians and Croatians, but they don't apply to postings abroad. So you can be posted to any EU country.
EXCEPTION — Austria and Germany apply restrictions on temporary work in certain sectors — so you might need a work permit for your posting.
Which sectors are affected? Contact the Austrian or German liaison office for posted workers.
YES — for the whole time you’re working there, your employer is obliged to comply with that country’s basic rules on employee protection. These include the minimum wage, working hours, minimum rest periods, etc.
Find out more on your rights by contacting that country's liaison office for posted workers.