December 2020 covered by EU social security legislation. In addition, the position depends on whether or not you enter the scope of the UK`s withdrawal agreement with the European Union. If you do, EU social security rules will continue to apply in certain circumstances. If this is not the case, the position will be defined following negotiations between the United Kingdom and the European Union. Where existing social security rules apply, the general rule is that persons working in an EEA country or Switzerland are subject to the social security laws of the country where they work and contribute to it. However, as a member of the armed forces (including reservists), you are in one of the following categories, so you must make an exception to the general rule and continue to pay British NIC: the only exception to the rule mentioned above is if you have been recruited abroad for the armed forces and are not resident in the United Kingdom. provided that the maximum salary of your grade is lower than that of a UK civil service executive working in Inner London. Note carefully that after June 12, 2006, this exception does not include any Gurkha officers of the Queen or members of the Gurkha Brigade recruited from Nepal. If this exception applies, your income is outside the scope of UK tax, provided it relates to taxes not established in the UK that have been paid during a period of non-residence in the UK. As you may know, U.S.
citizens and green card holders must file U.S. income tax returns to report their global income, wherever they live and work. But what about foreign taxes? Often, the Status of Forces Agreements (SOFA) contains provisions exempting military contractors from paying taxes to their host country. As a rule, if this is the case, the agreement states that the tax resident of these expatriates is the United States and not the foreigner. This document contains the following information: Agreement on the Status of the Armed Forces of the Parties to the North Atlantic Treaty: London, 19. .