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Flash Alert - Social Security

Flash Alert - Social Security

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09/24/2020: Japan – National Pension Insurance: Revised Upper Limit on Salary Base

09/17/2020: Switzerland – Social Security Measures Extended with Italy until 31 October


07/31/2020: Czech Republic – Determining Super-Gross Salary and Antivirus Regime

07/21/2020: European Union – Court Scrutinises “Employer” Concept in Social Security Context 


05/29/2020: Ghana – COVID-19: Update on Implementation Guidelines for Tax Incentives, Pension Relief 

05/29/2020: European Union – Dutch Taxation of Pension Capital Referred to European Court

05/28/2020: France – Social Security for Foreign Employers with Staff Working from Home

05/27/2020: Czech Republic – COVID-19: Penalty Relief for Late Employer Social Security Contributions

05/22/2020: Norway – COVID-19: Temporary Reduction, Other Relief for Employers’ Social Security

05/19/2020: European Union – Court Rules A1 Certificate Is Binding for Social Security Only

05/13/2020: India – COVID-19: Provident Fund and Pension Relief Announced

05/05/2020: Luxembourg – COVID-19: Tax, Social Security, Employee Relief Measures

05/01/2020: Guatemala – COVID-19: Social Security Deferment Options for Employers

05/01/2020: Vietnam – COVID-19: Immigration, Tax/Social Security, and Income Support Measures


04/27/2020: Portugal – COVID-19: Deferral of Social Contribution Payments

04/24/2020: Slovenia – COVID-19: Tax, Social Security, Compensation, and Immigration Measures

04/15/2020: Argentina – COVID-19: Fiscal Relief for Companies

04/10/2020: Czech Republic – COVID-19: Tax and Social Security Measures Introduced

04/09/2020: European Union - EUR 100 Billion Initiative to Support Employment and Businesses

04/08/2020: Peru – COVID-19: Additional Fiscal Measures and Controls on Freedom of Movement

04/06/2020: European Union: European Court Rules on Dismissal of Certificates for Social Security

04/03/2020: Barbados/Eastern Caribbean – Fiscal Stimulus and Travel/Border Restriction Measures

04/03/2020: France – Various Social Security Measures (COVID-19)

04/01/2020: Norway – COVID-19: Tax, Social Security, Benefits, and Quarantine Measures


03/31/2020: Switzerland – COVID-19: Tax, Social Security, Immigration Implications for Cross-Border Workers

03/30/2020: European Union – Guidelines for Free Movement of Workers during COVID-19 Pandemic

03/27/2020: Germany – COVID-19: Tax and Social Security Relief Measures and Considerations

03/27/2020: Belgium – Changed Work Patterns and Application of EU Social Security Regulations

03/25/2020: Australia – COVID-19: Payroll Tax Relief Coming

03/25/2020: South Africa – Tax Concessions Announced to Address COVID-19 Impact on Economy

03/20/2020: Poland – ‘Anti-Crisis Shield’ Project Counters COVID-19’s Fiscal Impact

03/18/2020: United States – Social Security Administration Announces Office Closings in Response to COVID-19 Emergency

03/18/2020: European Union – Shedding Some Light on Social Security As COVID-19 Spreads 

03/11/2020: United Kingdom – Spring 2020 Budget Released

03/04/2020: People’s Republic of China – New Social Security Policies Given Coronavirus Outbreak


02/27/2020: Australia – Superannuation Amnesty Bill Passes Parliament


01/30/2020: Lithuania - Changes in Taxation of Employment-Related Income for 2020



11/27/2019: European Union – Round-up of Significant Developments Affecting Global Mobility

11/27/2019: Switzerland – Increase in Social Security Contributions from 1 January 2020

11/25/2019: Belgium – Practical Aspects of Requalifying Cross-Border Activities for Social Security


10/23/2019: Switzerland – Social Security Agreement with Brazil in force 1 October 2019

10/09/2019: India – Supreme Court and Provident Fund Organization Actions on Contributions

10/07/2019: United Kingdom – Updates on Social Security for Mobile Employees Post-Brexit


09/20/2019: France – Tax and Social Security Authorities Join Forces to Combat Non-Compliance


07/22/2019: United States – Updated Guidance on Claiming Credit for French Taxes

07/22/2019: South Korea – Expatriates and Mandatory Subscription to National Health Insurance 

07/09/2019: France – Package of Measures Add to France’s Appeal to Business, Workers


06/26/2019: Belgium – Court of Cassation Rules on Notion of Salary Subject to Social Security

06/18/2019: European Union – European Labour Market Operational from End 2019 


05/29/2019: Ireland – Memorandum of Understanding Codifies Matters Regarding Common Travel Area

05/24/2019: European Union – Visa-Free Travel to Schengen Area Post-Brexit

05/17/2019: European Union – Cross-Border Purposes of New European Labour Authority

05/13/2019: European Union – ECJ Rules on Social Security in Case of Mariners


04/25/2019: European Union – Revisions to Social Security Coordination Regulations Postponed

04/01/2019: Ireland – Impact of Brexit on “The Common Travel Area”  


03/29/2019: Lithuania – Provisions Planned for U.K. Nationals in Case of “No-Deal” Brexit 

03/28/2019: Denmark – Law Passes on Status and Rights of U.K. Nationals if “No-Deal” Brexit 

03/26/2019: Italy – Government Takes Steps to Deal with Post-Brexit Status of U.K. Nationals

03/21/2019: Finland – Changes in Social Security Coverage for Cross-border Employees

03/18/2019: European Union – Social Security Contingency Measures if No-Deal Brexit 

03/15/2019: Finland – U.K. Nationals’ Right of Residence if No-Deal Brexit 

03/14/2019: Spain – Measures Enacted Assuring Rights, Status in Case of No-Deal Brexit  


02/26/2019: Switzerland – “Mind the Gap” Social Security Strategy in Light of Brexit 

02/25/2019: Malaysia – Social Security Coverage Extended to Foreign Workers

02/15/2019: European Union – Important Ruling for Third-Country Nationals by European Court

02/14/2019: Australia – ATO Updates Guidance on Leave Loading and Superannuation Guarantee

02/08/2019: Australia – Proposals for Early Release of Superannuation Benefits in Hardship Situations


01/28/2019: France – What’s New in Budget and Social Security Finance Laws for 2019

01/17/2019: United States - Iceland Social Security Agreement to Enter into Force March 1



12/21/2018: United Kingdom – Social Security Implications of “No Deal” Brexit


11/30/2018: Singapore – Not Ordinarily Resident Taxpayers and Exemption on Certain Pension Contributions

11/05/2018: United States – Social Security Agreements Enter into Force in 2018, 2019

11/01/2018: Denmark – New A1 Certificates in Use in the EU


10/30/2018: United Kingdom – Is Autumn Budget an End to Austerity?

10/08/2018: United States – Now Accepting Certificate of Coverage Applications for Brazil


09/18/2018: United Kingdom – Government Abandons Abolition of Class 2 NICs

09/13/2018: Czech Republic – Amendments to Japan-Czech Republic Totalization Agreement

09/06/2018: Belgium – New Position on Notion of Salary Subject to Social Security  


08/30/2018: Germany – Electronic Filing of A1 Applications

08/22/2018: United States – Totalization Agreements with Brazil, Uruguay Enter into Force Soon


07/18/2018: Lithuania – Individual Tax Reform Sees Burden Shifted to Employees 

07/10/2018: Brazil – Government Announces Entry into Force of Social Security Agreement with U.S.


06/08/2018: Australia – Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty Announced

06/01/2018: Canada – Measures for Cross-Border Travelers in Bill C-21


04/27/2018: Argentina – Tax Reform Brings Changes for Individuals and Employers’ Social Contributions

04/16/2018: Belgium – New Position on the Applicable Social Security Regime 


02/22/2018: Australia – Bill Could Heighten ATO Powers over Employers’ Superannuation Compliance

02/14/2018: Mongolia – Tax and Social Security Undergo Further Changes


01/31/2018: Turkey – Modifications to Tax Thresholds, Exemption Amounts, Other Measures 

01/26/2018: Poland – New Measures Could Affect Employment Costs Tied to Highly Qualified Specialists

01/19/2018: Ghana – Authorities Provide Clarity on Expatriates’ Participation in Social Security System

01/03/2018: Norway – 2018 Budget Measures Effective 1 January, Tax Class 2 Plans

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