I'm a dual citizen having grown up in the US, but working and residing outside of US for 20 years. I have worked for my US-based employer for 10 years during which time I've been paid in the US with basically the same benefits as my US-based colleagues (although I don't have US health insurance). For legal reasons my employer now wants to pay me in the African country where I work. I have issues with this due to much higher taxation rates here and the presumed loss of my retirement benefits since these were all through my US employer's benefits program. I'm also wondering what else I will lose in terms of long-term protections/benefits things like disability, social security, workman's compensation? Is this correct? and is there any other things I will lose if my employer goes ahead with this?

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    "Is this correct?" Looks like it to me. "any other things I will lose"? A stable currency. (They're probably right about the legal reasons, and there are practical reasons too: US unemployment insurance is useless in Africa.)
    – RonJohn
    Jan 26 at 7:35
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    Which African country? I'd say you stand to lose your contractual security as well, not many African countries have reasonably long traditions of the rule of Law. Jan 26 at 8:41
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    Also, I read the first sentences as "for the last 10 years I betrayed the country I reside in" - because you have to pay taxes where you reside, so it sounds like the current setup was EXTREMELY illegal.
    – TomTom
    Jan 26 at 9:42
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    (+1) You ought to specify which country. It's possible you won't lose much: you said health insurance is not a factor, the law in the US differs a bit from state to state but, by and large, is not especially protective for workers, much of the benefits you mention depend on being a resident and could turn out not to be available when you need them.
    – Relaxed
    Jan 26 at 9:51
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    One key issue is the salary: does your employer intend to keep paying the same gross salary than before? On the one hand, retirement and other benefits are part of the package and ought to count for something when setting the salary. On the other hand, a US salary is presumably higher than what you could get locally (especially since you have been evading taxes) so you made a good deal and the employer might be tempted to go back on that if they can.
    – Relaxed
    Jan 26 at 9:55

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