PFC began funding January pensions: some people will receive them in December

ПФУ начал финансирование январских пенсий: Часть людей получит их в декабре

Pension Fund of Ukraine

Pension Fund of Ukraine today, December 26, began to Finance pensions for January, some pensioners will receive payments at the end of this month. About it reported in a press-service of the Ministry of social policy of Ukraine.

Clarifies that for these purposes UAH 2 billion (9% of the monthly needs). The Ministry said that, according to the government’s decision, in part of pensions for January will be paid in December.

Thus, pensioners who receive pension through banking institutions and have the date of the pension payment is from 4 to 15 January 2017, the pension to their Bank account will be credited with from 27 to 29 December.

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Pensioners who receive pension through post offices and have the date of payment of the pension from 4 to 10 January 2017, the pension will be paid starting December 27.

Pensioners, who for various reasons will not be able to retire in January 2017 at the post office in the last days of December, will be able to get it since 5 Jan.

For pensioners who receive pension through banking institutions and have the date of the pension payment is from 16 to 25 Jan or via the post office from 11 to 25 January, the pension will be paid in the normal mode in the established payment dates.

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Of the total number of pensioners (11.7 million) in December 2016 will be paid pensions for January 2017 5.4 million pensioners, including 3.7 million pensioners through the banking companies and 1.7 million pensioners through the post office, says the Ministry.

“The payment of pensions in January 2017, the Pension Fund will be sent in December 2016 10.4 billion UAH. This funding is within the approved budget of the Pension Fund in 2016”, – stated in the message. It is noted that the total need of funds for the payment of January pensions is 22.1 billion.

We will remind, the Vice-Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko promised that the government will not agree to restrict pension programs and benefits.

Earlier, the Minister sotspolitiki Andrey Reva said, what is the problem of the Ukrainian pension system. The tax Committee expects that the Cabinet will soon present a concept of changes to the pension system.