On Friday, the Minister of Finance signed an ordinance changing the technique of collecting advances for personal income tax. In this situation, retirees and disability pensioners whose benefits range from PLN 4,920 to PLN 12,000. PLN 800 will have an advance tax and health insurance premium under the old rules.
Prof. Uścińska referred to the data which show that for over 8 million, i.e. almost 94 percent. retirees and over 98 percent. For pensioners who receive a benefit of up to PLN 4,920 gross from the universal system, the payout on hand is higher from January. And the monthly increase in this group of beneficiaries is up to PLN 180.
She informed that the benefit of up to 2.5 thousand. PLN per month is collected by: 3.7 million pensioners (i.e. 62% of the total) and 1.4 million pensioners (i.e. 75% of the total). These people will not pay income tax.
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The head of ZUS assured that People receiving benefits in the amount from PLN 4,920 to PLN 12,000 will not lose the changes. PLN 800. They constitute approx. 6 percent. of all retirees and less than 2 percent. pensioners.
– In relation to this group of beneficiaries, i.e. for those 421 thousand the overpaid income tax advance payment will be returned in February, along with the provision, – said Uścińska.
She recalled that retirees do not have to visit ZUS offices to check the amount of their benefit after the changes. They can do it from home by logging into the Electronic Services Platform (PUE ZUS), where the benefit payment slips are posted.