FICA Payroll Taxes Must Be Withheld From Employees Switching From F-1 to H-1B Status

As a reminder, employers need to be mindful when foreign national employees change from a nonimmigrant status exempt from Social Security and Medicare withholding under the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) to a status in which all payroll taxes apply, especially this time of year when many recently hired foreign national employees in the U.S. are making this switch.

Read more about how this effects companies and what can be done to ensure you remain compliant.

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