BASIC (09-02)

RS 02002.001 Effective Date of the Agreement with Australia

A. POLICY – EFFECTIVE DATE

The agreement with Australia became effective on October 1, 2002.

B. POLICY – EFFECT ON COVERAGE

Workers whose employment would otherwise be covered by both the U.S. and Australian Social Security systems are covered by only one country's system beginning 10/1/2002. The agreement does not affect a worker's coverage prior to that date. If a worker had earnings before 10/1/2002 that were dually covered, those earnings would be subject to Social Security contributions in both countries.


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RS 02002.001 - Effective Date of the Agreement with Australia - 09/17/2002
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:09/17/2002