• Type: Publication series
  • Date: 8/1/2014

United States – New Social Security Agreement with Switzerland Enters into Force 

The new Social Security Totalization Agreement between the United States and Switzerland enters into force today. The Agreement replaces the 1980 U.S.-Switzerland social security agreement and accounts for recent changes to U.S. and Swiss laws. The Agreement between the U.S. and Switzerland – like many similar agreements between two countries – helps to ensure that workers will not pay double social security taxes and “totalizes” benefits if they are on international assignment working in the one country or the other.


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