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SSS rules on voluntary contributions

The SSS suspended the implementation of its guidelines on voluntary contributions for members age 65 and over.

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 ...

July 15, 2013 01:00:00
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What you need to know about retirement benefits for your employees

SSS announced its new guidelines on contribution payments.

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 ...

June 07, 2013 02:00:00
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Things to know about the new SSS rule

SSS branches nationwide will open for business on four consecutive Saturdays in June to enable household employers and domestic workers to register.

Social Security System (SSS) branches nationwide will open for business on four consecutive Saturdays in June to enable household employers and domestic workers or ‘kasambahay’, such as maids, nursemaids or yaya, gardeners, cooks and laundry women, to register with SSS.SSS President and ...

June 03, 2013 10:00:00
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Pension perks

SSS pensioners can now remember their annual schedule for confirming their eligibility to pension.

Social Security System (SSS) pensioners can now easily remember their annual schedule for confirming their eligibility to pension, with the yearly visit to banks or SSS now based on the members’ birth month, instead of the month of contingency such as retirement, ...

April 15, 2013 10:00:00
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SSS call center now open 24 hours on weekdays

The service will allow members to access to updates about their contributions, benefits, loans and other transactions.

The Social Security System (SSS) has extended its call center operations from 16 hours to 24 hours every weekday to give members more access to over-the-phone updates about their contributions, benefits, loans and other SSS transactions.SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emilio ...

April 02, 2013 10:00:00
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Know your SSS rights

The Social Security System (SSS) filed charges against more than 1,400 delinquent companies in 2012.

The Social Security System (SSS) filed charges against more than 1,400 delinquent companies last year for various violations, the most common of which is their failure to remit the monthly SSS contributions of their employees."To protect themselves against negligent employers, we urge ...

March 25, 2013 01:00:00
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What the new SSS rule means to you

The Social Security System (SSS) has started issuing Employer (ER) Numbers to household employers.

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, ...

March 13, 2013 02:00:00
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Easier SSS registration for home-based SMEs

SSS reaches out to micro-entrepreneurs through SEDP partnership.

Thousands of home-based workers and micro-entrepreneurs in Legazpi and in neighboring provinces will benefit from easier Social Security System (SSS) registration and wider access to SSS benefits and services after a local diocese-run institution gained SSS’ accreditation as a servicing partner ageSSS ...

February 05, 2013 09:00:00
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What you need to know about permits and SSS coverage

New agreement on business permit issuance strengthens protection of workers.

The Social Security System (SSS) has renewed its partnership with the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) to strengthen the monitoring of businesses’ SSS compliance as part of the pension fund’s campaign to protect its members from erring employers.SSS President and ...

January 14, 2013 10:00:00
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Calamity relief package available for SSS members

Financial help for those affected by the floods

The Social Security System (SSS) has announced a calamity relief package that offers early release of pensions, eased-down loan terms, and an extended payment period to help members affected by widespread floods caused by heavy southwest monsoon rains.SSS President and Chief Executive ...

August 14, 2012 09:00:00
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What you should know about SSS salary loans

SSS partnered with Citibank for a new Prepaid Card for loans and benefits.

The Social Security System (SSS) plans to shift to the electronic disbursement of salary loans and short-term benefits from its current system of releasing them through checks. This will make it more convenient for members and employers.As an initial step, this year ...

June 27, 2012 02:00:00
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The lowdown on SSS loans

SSS members can now pay their overdue loans at discounted penalties of 50 to 100 percent.

Social Security System (SSS) members can pay their overdue loans at discounted penalties of 50 to 100 percent under a new amnesty program that takes effect on April 2.SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emilio de Quiros, Jr. said the amount of ...

April 12, 2012 09:00:00
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Access your benefit claims through text

The new TEXT SSS, allows members to get updates on their benefit claims and know more about the requirements when claiming benefits.

Information about the status of your SSS benefit claims can now be right at your fingertips with the new TEXT SSS.The new TEXT SSS, an SMS facility, now allows SSS members to get updates on their benefit claims and know more about ...

March 23, 2012 01:00:00
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