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International workers and social security regulations in India

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(The views expressed in this column are the author’s own and do not represent those of Reuters)

The movement of employees across countries has been a growing trend in recent years with increasing multinational presence of companies.

Planning taxation or social security compliances in more than one country, triggered by the presence of cross-border employees, has been a constant challenge for companies.

Social security (primarily provident fund and pension) was not mandatory for cross-border employees coming into India until 2008.

Vodafone ruling will boost foreign investor confidence

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Amidst dwindling Indian governance on a variety of fronts, the Supreme Court has always been the differentiator. The court-monitored investigations into the 2G scam come to mind, which as most would agree, would prove the inflection point for India’s polity and governance.

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