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  1. The Antigua and Barbuda Social Security Board invite suitably qualified candidates to apply for the following positions: INSPECTOR Job Summary: To ensure that assigned employers and self-employed persons are complying with all aspects of the Social Security Act and Regulations. b) ASSOCIATE PROGRAMMER/ANALYST Job Summary: Codes, tests and debugs computer programs. Installs new programs/technologies and makes changes to existing programs/technologies of a complex nature with assistance of higher level personnel in order to provide quality IT services to users.

    Published on January 22, 2020

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  2. The Antigua & Barbuda Social Security Board wishes to remind the general public that pursuant to Statutory Instrument 2016 No. 60, Social Security (Collections of Contributions) (Amendment) Regulations, the contribution rate for 2020 has increased to 13.5% for private sector employees; and 12.5% for public sector employees. The maximum insurable earnings remain at $6,500.00. The following Table shows the schedule in the movement of the contribution rate. The decision to increase the contribution rate was based on the recommendations of the 10th and 11th Actuarial Reviews; and, is expected to improve the fund solvency in the long-term. Please be guided accordingly.

    Published on January 06, 2019

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  3. The ABSSB would like to advise pensioners of ACB and Scotia Bank that there was a slight delay with processing pension payments. However, the bank has rectified the situation, therefore, please give your respective bank until the end of the business day to complete all transactions. Please be guided accordingly.

    Published on December 20, 2019

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  4. The Antigua and Barbuda Social Security Board wishes to advise its pensioners that pension payments for the month of December has been released to the following Financial Institutions: Antigua and Barbuda Development Bank, Finance and Development Corporation, Caribbean Union Bank, Seventh Day Adventist Credit Union, CHAPA, FASTCASH, COURTS, Eastern Caribbean Amalgamated Bank, Bank of Nova Scotia and Antigua Commercial Bank

    Published on December 18, 2019

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  5. The ABSSB is pleased to advise that pension payments will commence on Monday 16th December 2019. Further, all are reminded that Life Certificates are due no later than 31st December 2019 to ensure continued pension payments in 2020. Season's Greetings to all!

    Published on December 16, 2019

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  6. The Antigua and Barbuda Social Security Board wishes to advise that all pensions to Financial Institutions for November 2019 were released. Please be guided accordingly.

    Published on December 03, 2019

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  7. The Antigua and Barbuda Social Security Board wishes to advise that pension payments for the month of November commenced on Monday 25th, November 2019. Please be guided accordingly.

    Published on November 25, 2019

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  8. The Antigua & Barbuda Social Security Board is pleased to advise that full operations have resumed at our Barbuda Branch Office with immediate effect. Social Security Remittance Payments can be made via: - Our branch office during normal operating hours - Direct Deposit to our account at the Antigua Commercial Bank (ACB) - ACB Online Payment Services Please note Remittance Forms (R5As) should be submitted to the Barbuda Social Security Office, along with the bank transaction receipts. Please contact 736-3075/3095 for further information.

    Published on November 20, 2019

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  9. All, employers and self-employed persons are reminded that remittance payments for October 2019 are due no later than 14th November 2019 to avoid the 10% surcharge. Further, employers are asked to take due care when submitting the monthly Remittance Form [R5A] as any incomplete or incorrect information will attract a penalty fee of $100 per page. N.B.: For 2019, contribution rates are: Private Sector - 13 % a) Employees - 5½ % b) Employers - 7½ % Public Sector - 12 % a) Employees - 4½ % b) Employers - 7½ % The contribution rate for Self-employed persons is 10% of declared earnings. Remittance payments can be made at: a) London House, Long Street & Royal Palm, Friars Hill Road ~ Mondays to Thursdays: 8am – 3:30pm ~ Fridays: 8:00am – 3:15pm b) English Harbour Office: ~ Mondays to Thursdays: 9:00am – 2:00pm; ~ Fridays: 9:00am - 1:00pm

    Published on November 13, 2019

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  10. The Antigua and Barbuda Social Security Board wishes to notify its pensioners that pension payments for October 2019 have been released to the financial institutions.

    Published on October 31, 2019

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  11. The Antigua and Barbuda Social Security Board wishes to advise its pensioners that pension payments for September 2019 have been released to ALL Financial Institutions, inclusive of the Antigua Commercial Bank.

    Published on October 14, 2019

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  12. All employers and self-employed persons are reminded that remittance payments for September 2019 are due no later than 14th October 2019 to avoid the 10% surcharge. Further, employers are asked to take due care when submitting the monthly Remittance Form [R5A] as any incomplete or incorrect information will attract a penalty fee of $100 per page. N.B.: For 2019, contribution rates are: Private Sector - 13 % a) Employees - 5½ % b) Employers - 7½ % Public Sector - 12 % a) Employees - 4½ % b) Employers - 7½ % The contribution rate for Self-employed persons is 10% of declared earnings. Remittance payments can be made via the - Cashiers at London House Branch, Long Street - Drop Box located at: a) London House, Long Street; b) Royal Palm Branch

    Published on October 09, 2019

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  13. The Antigua and Barbuda Social Security Board wishes to advise its pensioners that pension payments for the month of September were released to the following Financial Institutions: RBC, BNS Please be guided accordingly.

    Published on October 02, 2019

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  14. The Antigua and Barbuda Social Security Board wishes to advise its pensioners that pension payments for the month of September were released yesterday to the following Financial Institutions: ABDB, FDC, CUB, Axcel, SDACU, CHAPA, Fast Cash, Courts Please be guided accordingly.

    Published on October 01, 2019

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  15. The Antigua and Barbuda Social Security Board wishes to advise that pension payments for the month of September 2019 will commence on Monday, 30th September, 2019. Please be guided accordingly.

    Published on September 27, 2019

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  16. All Social Security pensioners residing outside of the OECS territories are advised that life certificates are now due for the last quarter of 2019; and, should be submitted to the Antigua and Barbuda Social Security Board to ensure continued pension payments. Please be guided accordingly.

    Published on September 27, 2019

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  17. The Antigua and Barbuda Social Security Board wishes to advise its pensioners that pension payments for the month of August 2019 has been released to the Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) today, Friday 13th September, 2019. Please be guided accordingly.

    Published on September 15, 2019

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  18. All employers and self-employed persons are reminded that remittance payments are due no later than 16th September 2019 to avoid the 10% surcharge. Further, employers are asked to take due care when submitting the monthly Remittance Form [R5A] as any incomplete or incorrect information will attract a penalty fee of $100 per page. N.B.: For 2019, contribution rates are: Private Sector - 13 % a) Employees - 5½ % b) Employers - 7½ % Public Sector - 12 % a) Employees - 4½ % b) Employers - 7½ % The contribution rate for Self-employed persons is 10% of declared earnings. Remittance payments can be made via the - Cashiers at London House Branch, Long Street - Drop Box located at: a) London House, Long Street; b) Royal Palm Branch

    Published on September 13, 2019

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  19. The Antigua & Barbuda Social Security Board apologizes to the pensioners of the Bank of Nova Scotia and Royal Bank of Canada for the inordinate delay of pension payments for August 2019. The Organization continues to experience funding challenges due to the low returns of remittances. Every effort is being made to secure the necessary funds. Our aim is to release the pension funds for the Bank of Nova Scotia and Royal Bank of Canada on or before Wednesday 11 September 2019. Again, we apologize to our pensioners who have been affected by the current situation.

    Published on September 06, 2019

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  20. The Antigua and Barbuda Social Security Board wishes to advise its pensioners that pension payments for the month of August has been released to the following Financial Institutions: CFCCU, SJCCU Please be guided accordingly.  

    Published on September 04, 2019

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