The Minister of Employment and Social Security, Pedro Mota Soares, today announced that 200,000 Portuguese have already made the delivery of the Annex SS tax return.
According to him missing only two percent of taxpayers covered by the measure, to make the delivery of such statement.
“This statement is important to protect themselves self-employed workers, which will help simplify people’s lives, and in many cases help give more rights to workers and more protection in case of unemployment, “he said.
Pedro Mota Soares also put forward that although a 2013 measure, there was always” caution “not to raise fines on workers.
“What makes sense is to present the same declaration into a single entity, which is a positive change for the workers by simplifying bureaucracy taken in this regard against the state”, he said.
The law provides for fines (light administrative offense) to 250 euros for non-submission of Annex SS.
The Government has no doubt that the measure “is simplification” for citizens covered by this Law .
The explanations of the Minister of Employment and Social Security, were made on the sidelines of a visit to Residential Structure St. John Basista in Mogadouro, in Bragança district.
Workers Green accumulate receipts with activity on behalf of others have since 2014 complete Annex SS when they deliver the tax return, but Social Security has not yet applied fines to those who do not presented.
In 2013 this obligation does existed, and Social Security published on its website – the last day of May of that year – a clarification expressly excluded from this requirement the self-employed who earn independent activity with occupation for others and that, by that activity, make them It has been granted exemption, since they are covered by other mandatory social protection regime. The same information that clarified the self-employed were also excluded who has never reached efficiency greater than 2,515.32 euros (six times the Social Support Indexation).
The delivery obligation set out in Annex to these SS workers arose in the State Budget Law for 2014, but was only the subject of a clarification of the Social Security this year, on May 7, a week after starting the IRS deadline for self-employed.
Pedro Mota Soares, while leader of the CDS-PP, did not comment on the possible candidacy of Rui Rio for the presidency of the Republic, during the municipal district convention promoted by the PSD and CDS / PP Bragança, justifying the party’s focus is currently in the legislative elections.
OJE / Lusa