SSS Coverage for the Self-employed

Most people think that the Social Security System (SSS) is only for employed individuals, whether working locally or abroad.  We need to know that self-employed people, regardless of his trade or business, must also be covered by the SSS. Today’s blog will feature the SSS coverage for self-employed individuals.  If you are one of themContinue reading “SSS Coverage for the Self-employed”

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Effects of Non-Reporting of SSS Remittances

A person’s SSS membership must be kept active at all times.  Keeping your information, contributions, and loan payments (if you have any) updated help you avoid inconveniences when claiming for your benefits later on. But what if a member (whether employed or voluntary) or his employer fails to update the SSS contributions and payments?  WhatContinue reading “Effects of Non-Reporting of SSS Remittances”

SSS Maternity Benefits Reimbursement

As a female SSS member, whether employed, self-employed, unemployed, or voluntary, you are entitled to Maternity Benefits. To help you in filing for your Maternity Benefit claim, here is a summary of procedures and requirements. These were lifted from the SSS website (www.sss.gov.ph) and other helpful websites; the links are provided at the bottom ofContinue reading “SSS Maternity Benefits Reimbursement”

Investment Options with SSS and Pag-IBIG

Did you know that as an SSS and or Pag-IBIG member, you have the option to begin a small investment that is easy on the budget but earns more than when you keep your money in the bank?  Through the SSS PESO Fund and the Pag-IBIG MP2 Program, you can! I summarized the highlights ofContinue reading “Investment Options with SSS and Pag-IBIG”

Philhealth Contribution Table for 2016

Ailments, especially those that require hospital confinement, surgery, and maintenance medications can be challenging not just on the physical aspect, but more so on our finances. When one gets employed, he is required to submit his Philhealth number to ensure that all contributions are properly remitted by his employer into his account.  Even self-employed individuals,Continue reading “Philhealth Contribution Table for 2016”

The New SSS Contribution Table for 2016

I am sharing the following table of SSS contribution as received from SSS recently.  If you are an employer, it would be wise to have a print-out of this table to serve as a reminder of the deadlines you need to meet in remitting the contributions of your employees.  This is also very helpful forContinue reading “The New SSS Contribution Table for 2016”