At the beginning of December, the amount that working pensioners can add to their benefits will change. The limits are to be higher than in the previous quarter.
ZUS reminds that every pensioner can earn some extra money to their benefit and many choose to do so. Some of them must, however, watch out for the so-called limit amounts of income.
– They change every three months. If they are exceeded, ZUS may reduce or suspend the payment of the benefit. They should be checked by retirees who have not reached the general retirement age and some pensioners
– he informs Krystyna Michałek, regional spokesman Social Insurance Institution of the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship.
The new income limits will apply from the beginning of December to the end of February 2022. Compared to the previous quarter, they are higher. Depending on whether the pensioner does not exceed the first or the second limit, he or she can earn about PLN 100 or PLN 200 more.
ZUS will collect some of the money?
– The Social Insurance Institution may reduce the pension paid when the income from additional sources exceeds 70%. average monthly salary. From December that’s the amount 3,960.20 PLN gross. The payment of the benefit may also be suspended if the excess exceeds 130%. average salary, i.e. PLN 7354.50 gross – explains the spokeswoman.
The situation is slightly different in the case of the social pension. It will be suspended once it is exceeded 3,960.20 PLN gross income.
Pensioners who have completed the statutory retirement age. The exception to this rule are those for whom the Social Insurance Institution increased the calculated old-age pension to the amount of the minimum benefit, i.e. up to PLN 1,250.88 gross. Without limits some pensioners may also earn extra money. These are people who receive pensions for war invalids, military invalids, whose incapacity for work is related to military service.