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India to push US on social security pact

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posted on Jan, 18 2010 @ 10:28 AM
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India to push US on social security pact


timesofindia.indiatimes.com

The government has been pursuing the social security agreement — that will allow Indians working under short-term contracts in the US to secure exemption from contributing to the American social security system — since 2006 without much success.

Sources said, “The US has steadfastly turned a blind eye to the real need for finding a solution to the complete loss of contribution for the large number of expatriate workers in the US.” It is estimated that Indian expatriate workers are contributi
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posted on Jan, 18 2010 @ 10:28 AM
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For some strange reason there is alot of debate over this topic, for a long time too.

Even americans are unhappy for some odd reason that India is requesting exemption.

I don't get what the problem is, is money of not legal tender?
It's a barter system, how can you force someone to pay SS but then refuse them benefits?

Isn't it not really a tax but rather a health investment?
How come you contribute to a health investment but get none of it in return????

This is not about indians not wanting to pay taxes, they pay all the taxes that everyone else pays.

I think this comes from people not undertanding what the SS is all about.

timesofindia.indiatimes.com
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