New treaty between Hungary and the US on Social security enters into force

After a lengthy wait the social security treaty between the United States and Hungary, signed by representatives of both countries on 3 February last year, will enter into force on 1 September 2016. The bilateral agreement is designed to simplify the deliberation of social security payment obligations related to short and long-term overseas work postings. The main rules on the social security obligations of overseas postings are as follows:

  • For temporary postings shorter than five years, as a general rule, the social security regulations of the sender country shall be observed.
  • When working abroad for more than five years, the regulations of the country in which the actual work is performed shall be complied with.
  • For postings which started earlier, 1 September 2016 shall be considered the start date of the posting.

The treaty thus eliminates a large number of situations in which dual social security payment obligations have applied so far, even in cases where the period of the posting started earlier.

Kontaktieren Sie uns!

Sie haben Fragen zu WTS Klient Ungarn oder zu unseren Inhalten? Lassen Sie es uns wissen und füllen Sie unser kurzes Kontaktformular aus. Wir werden uns so schnell wie möglich bei Ihnen melden.