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Old 1st February 2017, 20:08   #271
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True - what i meant to say is that if there is 1 position for a job, and a foreigner gets it, he too is paying tax. So the country is not losing any revenue from income tax.
In case of something being bought from abroad for personal consumption, govt loses the revenue (sales tax/vat etc) it would have otherwise charged on domestically made product, and hence compensates for the same by charging a customs duty.
Actually when someone imports and sells it - he pays both the custom duty and the sales tax/vat.
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Actually when someone imports and sells it - he pays both the custom duty and the sales tax/vat.
I mentioned personal consumption in my post.
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I think he meant companies like Accenture and IBM that have huge operations in India. If the IT salaries in India are indeed going to tank, these companies only stand to profit more from that. No?
Yes, they will benefit from the general decline in salaries, in the short term. But I am too wary of making any long term predictions. Too many variables at play.

Can Indian IT services survive on outsourcing alone? Current model of outsourcing requires quite a bit of online presence, which has suddenly become expensive. Will the outsourcing process evolve and adapt to the new situation? Hard to say...
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Actually, these are very fair terms, for both H1-B and American employees.
True, but it appears it's just a prelude of things to come.
Well, at least the practice of some of the Indian IT "majors" who carpet bomb the visa lottery hoping to snag H1Bs will come to a stop
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Expect sudden increase in desi PhD candidates in US universities... Ok, may be not. Phd in stem is not a joke, at least in US.
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My Job hunt experience in US for last 2 months in H1B visa.
Trying to apply to all direct employment opportunity in all job sites which i got from friends. I am a certified AWS Solutions architect associate and working on same. And number of opportunities are more compared to other technologies. When i say that i am under H1B, all employers except consultancies are denying it. Can see news on layoffs, call back to india from parent companies, zero % appraisals for being at onsite etc.
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