SSS contributions Archive

SSS posts 10-percent growth in contributions, collects P98.26-B in nine months

The Social Security System (SSS) collected P98.26 billion in contributions over the first three quarters of this year, higher by 10 percent from the P89.03 billion total for the same period in 2014, with the pension fund achieving growths in all four major segments of SSS membership. SSS Officer-in-Charge of Management Services and Planning Division [&hellip

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Isabela LGU to subsidize farmers’ SSS contributions

The provincial government of Isabela (PLGU-Isabela) has inked an agreement with the Social Security System (SSS) for the subsidy of SSS contributions of about 10,000 farmers in the province. Under the memorandum of agreement (MOA) that was signed on January 30, the PLGU-Isabela will appropriate P18 million to subsidize half of the contributions of farmers [&hellip

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P’que City RTC convicts construction firm owner for unremitted SSS contributions

The Parañaque City Regional Trial Court (RTC) convicted Alberto S. Surla, owner of A.S. Surla Construction, for the non-remittance of deducted Social Security System (SSS) contributions of his employees in violation of Republic Act 8282, otherwise known as the Social Security Act of 1997. SSS Assistant Vice President for Operations Legal Department (OLD) Atty. Renato [&hellip

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SSS launches thru-the-web issuance of social security numbers

Workers who need to apply for their own Social Security System (SSS) membership number, a mandatory requirement of private sector companies and household employers, can now do it electronically through the SSS website (www.sss.gov.ph) instead of lining up at SSS branches. Renato Malto, SSS Officer-in-Charge of the Service Delivery Department, said among those expected to [&hellip

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SSS branches to open for members every Saturday

Social Security System (SSS) members can transact at SSS branches all over the country every Saturday, starting on October 26, 2013, as part of the agency’s thrust to make SSS services more accessible to its membership. SSS Officer-in-Charge Edgar Solilapsi said the Social Security Commission has approved the extended branch schedule, which aims to acccommodate [&hellip

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SSS suspends implementation of guidelines on voluntary contributions beyond age 65

The Social Security System (SSS) suspended the implementation of its guidelines on voluntary contributions for members age 65 and over, who lack the required monthly contributions for retirement pension. SSS Vice-President Agnes San Jose explained that the intention of the guidelines was to protect the fund of the System and to ensure appropriate payment of [&hellip

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SSS bares new terms for retirees to qualify for pensions

The Social Security System (SSS) announced its new guidelines on contribution payments of voluntary members aged 65 and above who lack the required 120 monthly SSS contributions mandated by law to qualify for retirement pensions. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emilio de Quiros, Jr. made the announcement and called on members who are 65 [&hellip

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SSS to Household Employers: register and get ER Numbers

The Social Security System (SSS) has started issuing Employer (ER) Numbers to household employers, as part of the SSS registration requirements under the newly-signed Kasambahay Law that ensures the social security protection of househelpers such as maids, family drivers, nursemaids or yaya, gardeners, cooks, or laundry women. SSS Officer-in-Charge Edgar B. Solilapsi said that any [&hellip

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SSS contribution collections reach P94.2-B in 2012; Western Mindanao kicks in P854-M

ZAMBOANGA CITY — The Social Security System (SSS) collected a total of P94.2 billion from January to December 2012, reflecting a nine percent jump from the P85.9 billion that it collected in 2011. Of this total collected amount, P854.82 million came from members’ contributions in Western Mindanao. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emilio de [&hellip

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SSS expands coverage to farmers in partnership with Irrigators Association

CABANATUAN, Nueva Ecija — Nearly 200 farmers here will benefit from Social Security System (SSS) coverage under a new agreement between the SSS and a local irrigators association that will subsidize the farmers’ SSS contributions and entitle them to bigger SSS benefits and loanable amounts. The Deep Well Sumulong Irrigators Association (DWSIA), which is headed [&hellip

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