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Flash Alert - Social Security

Flash Alert - Social Security

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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



12/21/2017: Vietnam – Expatriates May Participate in Social Insurance System 


11/22/2017: United Kingdom – Autumn Budget Released, Termination Payment Changes Confirmed

11/22/2017: Romania – Significant Changes Proposed to Tax and Social Security Legislation


10/19/2017: France – New Procedures for Declaring Transfer of Residence Outside France

10/10/2017: France – Draft Budget Bill for 2018 Unveiled 


08/22/2017: Brazil – New Labor Reform Law Published, Soon in Effect

08/21/2017: United States – Certificate of Coverage Online Application Procedures Updated

08/04/2017: United Kingdom – Update on Social Security Aspects of Brexit Negotiations


07/27/2017: The Netherlands – Social Security Agreement with China in Force from September 1


06/28/2017: United States – IRS Accepting Renewal Applications for Expiring ITINs

06/09/2017: Fiji – Recent Tax Developments

06/07/2017: Denmark – How A1 Certificates to Be Handled in Light of Brexit


05/25/2017: Switzerland – Immigration Rights for Romanians, Bulgarians; Social Security for Croatians

05/16/2017: Germany – Due to Brexit, German Authorities Limit A-1 Certificates’ Validity

05/11/2017: Australia – Key Things Employers and Expatriates Should Know About 2017 Budget

05/05/2017: United States – House Passes Bill to Repeal Affordable Care Act


04/28/2017: Switzerland – Social Security Agreement with China Comes into Effect 19 June

04/26/2017: Mongolia – Higher Personal Taxes, Health Contributions Approved by Parliament

04/11/2017: United Kingdom – Impact of “Hard Brexit” on Social Security for Assignees


03/30/2017: France – Modifications to Tax and Social Charges of Free Shares

03/29/2017: Belgium – Adjustments to the Overseas Social Security Scheme

03/17/2017: Mongolia – Agreement with IMF Could Mean Higher Personal Taxes, Health Contributions

03/09/2017: United States – Legislation Introduced to Repeal Affordable Care Act

03/07/2017: Brazil – “Early Withdrawal” Possibilities for Inactive FGTS Accounts

03/03/2017: United States – New Social Security Totalization Agreement Signed with Slovenia


01/27/2017: United States – Social Security Agreement with Brazil Transmitted to Congress

01/27/2017: Romania – Ordinance Ushers in Tax and Social Contributions Changes

01/25/2017: France – New Penalties If Audits Find Employees without Certificates of Coverage

01/11/2017: Slovakia – Changes to Caps for Social Security in 2017

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