A good overview of Buffer’s approach to benefits for staff globally. They are a US centric company with I believe only the US legal entity, so US based staff are employees.
Vacation of mandatory 3 weeks plus flex time.
Health insurance premiums coverage in the US, with a budget for international to get their own.
Up to $1500 annually for accounting / tax filing assistance for international staff that are contractors (so freelance sole proprietor or personal corporation depending on the country).
Coworking or coffee shop allowance.
Covers a bunch of other benefits as well. The article was posted July 2018.