Lookup table for codes that identify the employee's country of citizenship.
The COUNTRY_CODE table contains the 2-character Country_Code and the maximum
35-character Country. Example: AR (ARGENTINA). There is, roughly speaking, one
row per country. Because the codes represent IRS tax-rate groupings, however
(rather than geographical areas), there are some cases in which two countries
with a political affiliation have been merged into one row.
Displaying the employee's country of citizenship, rather than the code that
appears in a related table. ("Don't show the codes in the report. Show the English
instead."). Citizenship is secured data.
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- Keep in mind that the codes represent tax rate groupings, which may not map to distinct geographical areas in select cases.
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