At least PLN 19.5 billion, instead of going to the Social Insurance Fund, will remain in the state budget. President of the Social Insurance Institution, prof. Gertruda Uścińska explains that the financial situation of her institution is better than it could be assumed during the pandemic.
According to the original assumptions the state budget was to add as much as PLN 59.5 billion to the Social Insurance Fund. However, as reported by “Dziennik Gazeta Prawna”, it will be at least PLN 19.5 billion less.
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– ZUS does not need a part of the subsidy, e.g. because the efficiency of the Social Insurance Fund, i.e. the ability to cover current expenses with current receipts, is currently 81 percent. This is very positive data – says in an interview with “DGP” prof. Gertruda Uścińska, president of the Social Insurance Institution.
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He adds that when a subsidy was planned, it was difficult to estimate the impact of the pandemic on the fund’s bottom line. Ultimately, anti-crisis shields were to help.
More on this subject in “Dziennik Gazeta Prawna”.