The services of e-EFKA are engaged in a road race, to credit the accounts of thousands of self-employed professionals by the end of next week 105 million. euro.
These amounts arose from the last settlement of contributions for the year 2019, as well as from 2020 and henceforth, the freelancers, the self-employed and the farmers declare themselves the amount of contributions they wish, choosing between 6 mandatory categories, regardless of their income. Already, after all, στην ιστοσελίδα του e-ΕΦΚΑ αναρτήθηκε η σχετική εφαρμογή και το 1,5 million. Unemployed people can choose up to 31 January the amount of their contributions - thus shaping their future pensions- for the year 2021. If they do not apply, will be included in the insurance category they are in today.
According to reports, the administration of the Agency in cooperation with the leadership of the Ministry of Labor engages in a road race in order, within the next few days remaining until the time expires, to return to thousands of professionals and the self-employed the credit balance owed to them. In fact, are not missing and first reactions for late payments, as the initial announcement of the Ministry of Labor was that the amounts will be returned on 15 December.
The board of directors of e-EFKA, from last week, approved increase state credit by 45 million. euro for the "settlement of arrears of return of unduly collected amounts resulting from the settlement of insurance contributions for the year 2019". In fact, The increase in expenditure leads to a deterioration of the budgetary result for e-EFKA, at its closing 2020, resulting in the super-Body now presenting height deficit 298,996 million. euro. So, the budgetary result, that is, the result without taking into account the financial transactions and keeping constant the initial change of the outstanding liabilities of e-EFKA, is limited to a surplus that barely reaches 4 million. euro.
In total, for returns, the budget of the Agency has sign up 105 million. euro (60 million. initially and additionally 45 million. with the latest amendment), which are estimated to be returned to those self-employed who have declared IBAN to EFKA.
It should be noted that since the last settlement of his insurance contributions 2019 emerged as a whole 343.669 insured with average credit balance 606,17 euro. The total amount is estimated at 208,3 million. euro, but there was time until 30 November 2020, to declare on the e-EFKA website if they wish to offset their credit balance with subsequent insurance contributions. Those who expressed a desire for compensation, they will not now receive a one-time refund amount, but this will be offset by their future obligations to EFKA.
In total, the liquidation showed that in total 1.503.043 insured, 359.000 declared last year the contributions corresponding to their taxable income, as a result they have nothing to expect (neither debit nor credit balance). Insured with zero result, that is, 800.349 insured have average debit balance 1.355,61 euro, which they will have to pay to 5 monthly installments with the deadline for payment of the first installment on 31/3/2021 and of course 343.669 insured with an average credit balance 606,17 euro, located in the list of returns.
Roula Salourou salourou @euro2day.gr