January is contribution month, FSS reminds employers and residents to pay their contributions on time


MACAO, January 10 – January is a month of contribution to the Social Security Fund (abbreviated FSS in Macao). During this month, employers are required to pay the mandatory system contributions for their long-tenured local employees for the fourth quarter of 2021. If a non-resident worker is hired, the employer is also required to pay the fees. ‘use. In addition, beneficiaries of the arbitrary system can also pay their contributions in January. The FSS calls on employers and arbitrary beneficiaries of the system to make maximum use of electronic payment channels.

In January, the Electronic Deposit launched optimized services (in particular: employers whose employees did not change during the quarter are not required to declare, and the system will automatically settle and generate a notice of payment of contribution; l The notice of payment of contribution can be downloaded from the site first day of the month of contribution; employers can report personnel changes throughout the work quarter up to the penultimate working day of the month of contribution; employers can register a cell phone number in Macau to receive messages such as reminders to pay dues on time). The FSS encourages employers to use the electronic filing service so that they can complete the reporting procedures anytime, anywhere, without leaving their home or office, and they can use various electronic payment channels, including including automatic payment and online banking from designated banks, and BOC EXPRESS from Bank of China, which are convenient and fast.

Employers who have not requested the use of the e-filing service can make their payments at various FSS service points (including: local St. Lazarus Parish office, FSS office at NAPE located on the 13th floor of the China Civil Plaza building, Macao Government Service Center and Macao Islands Government Service Center). If there is no change in the staff of long-tenured local employees during the quarter, payment can also be made at utility centers and substations of the Municipal Affairs Bureau, or at the counters of payment of designated banks.

Using the Macao SAR Resident Identity Card number, beneficiaries of the arbitrary system can pay contributions through all of the above electronic payment channels, self-service machines with the contribution label of the FSS, various service points of the FSS, the public service centers of the Bureau of Municipal Affairs and sub-stations and payment counters of the designated banks.

In addition, if beneficiaries or employers choose to make their payment by AutoPay, the relevant bank will deduct the amount on the last working day of the contribution month, so they must ensure that there is enough money on their account. bank account for the deduction.

In order to reduce waiting time, residents can make an appointment in advance or obtain a ticket number online if they need to go to an FSS service point to make their payment, via the “My Macao SAR Government Account” mobile app or website (https://booking.gov.mo).

For more information on paying membership fees, please visit the FSS website at www.fss.gov.mo, or call 2853 2850 during office hours for inquiries.

Annex:

Places and methods of payment of the contributions of the compulsory system / arbitrary system of the FSS, and contribution for non-resident workers


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