The Social Security Agreement between China and Japan has taken effect.
Argentina has announced new gross monthly minimum and maximum salaries for the processing of employees social security contributions.
Brazil has set 2019 social security (INSS) brackets for employee contributions.
Belgian authorities recently announced that significant enhancements to the maximum thresholds placed on gifts granted to employees for special occasions are applicable for social security purposes.
A Social Security Totalization Agreement between the United States and Brazil became effective October 1, 2018.
The Chancellor announced an intention to withdraw the tax and social security incentives of salary sacrifice arrangements.
As part of Finance Bill 2017, the UK published legislation to prevent employees obtaining tax and social security savings from the sacrifice of salary for non-cash benefits.
On October 12, 2016, the government approved a draft regulation concerning the 2017 German social security thresholds.
In a further attempt to reduce unemployment and also reduce the reliance on less secure work arrangements such as temporary and fixed term contracts, Italy has taken the innovative step of switching off social security requirements during the first 3 years of employment.
The new law, published on November 13, 2014, indicates that the Brazilian Government has definitively clarified its position on payroll taxes
A recent circular has confirmed that the funds can be wired to overseas bank account