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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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: ECAB, ACB, ABDB, AXCEL FINANCE, C.H.A.P.A, FAST CASH, COURTS Please be guided accordingly.  

    Published on August 30, 2019

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  6. The Antigua and Barbuda Social Security Board wishes to advise that pension payments for the month of August will commence on Monday 26 th August 2019. Please be guided accordingly.  

    Published on August 23, 2019

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  7. The Antigua and Barbuda Social Security Board wishes to advise its pensioners that pension payments for ECAB were  released on the 13th August 2019.  Please be guided accordingly.  

    Published on August 14, 2019

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  8. The Antigua and Barbuda Social Security Board wishes to advise its pensioners that pension payments for the month of July has been released to the following Financial Institutions: CFCCU, SDACU, CIBC FCIB, BNS, ACB, RBC, RBTT, CUB, FASTCASH, AXCEL FINANCE, FDC, COURTS, ABDB, CHAPA, SJCCU Please be guided accordingly.

    Published on August 02, 2019

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  9. The Antigua and Barbuda Social Security Board wishes to advise that pension payments for the month of July will commence on Monday 29th July 2019. Please be guided accordingly.

    Published on July 26, 2019

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  10. The Antigua & Barbuda Social Security Board wishes to advise its pensioners that June 2019 pensions have been released at the following financial institutions: Bank of Nova Scotia, Antigua Commercial Bank, Finance & Development Company, Caribbean Union Bank, CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank, Seven Day Adventist Credit Union, Community First Cooperative Credit Union, St John's Cooperative Credit Union, Royal Bank of Canada/RBTT, Eastern Caribbean Amalgamated Bank, Antigua & Barbuda Development Bank, COURTS, FAST CASH, CHAPA, Axel Finance

    Published on July 15, 2019

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  11. The Antigua & Barbuda Social Security Board apologizes to the pensioners of the Bank of Nova Scotia for the inordinate delay of pension payments for June 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 on or before Monday 15th July 2019. Again, we apologize to our pensioners who have been affected by the current situation.

    Published on July 11, 2019

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  12. All, employers and self-employed persons are reminded that remittance payments for June 2019 are due no later than 15th July 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 % - Employees - 5½ % - Employers - 7½ % Public Sector - 12 % - Employees - 4½ % - Employers - 7½ % The contribution rate for Self-employed persons remains at 10%. Remittance payments can be made via the Drop Box located at the Royal Palm Branch. Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    Published on July 10, 2019

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  13. The Antigua and Barbuda Social Security Board wishes to advise that pension payments for the month of June will commence on Monday 24th June 2019. Please be guided accordingly.

    Published on June 26, 2019

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  14. The Antigua & Barbuda Social Security Board apologizes to the pensioners of RBC/RBTT for the inordinate delay of pension payments for May 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 RBC/RBTT on or before Thursday 13th June 2019. Again, we apologize to our pensioners who have been affected by the current situation.

    Published on June 12, 2019

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  15. The Antigua & Barbuda Social Security Board (ABSSB) wishes to advise that pension payments for May 2019 have been released for the following financial institutions: Antigua and Barbuda Development Bank, AXCEL, CHAPA, FASTCASH, COURTS, Bank of Nova Scotia, CIBC-FCIB, ECAB

    Published on May 28, 2019

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  16. The Antigua and Barbuda Social Security Board wishes to advise that pension payments for the month of May will commence on Monday 27th May 2019. Please be guided accordingly.

    Published on May 24, 2019

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  17. The Antigua & Barbuda Social Security Board apologizes to the pensioners of the Bank of Nova Scotia for the inordinate delay of pension payments for April 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 on or before Tuesday 16thMay 2019. Again, we apologize to our pensioners who have been affected by the current situation and pledge, in earnest, to continue working to address these funding issues.

    Published on May 10, 2019

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  18. The Antigua & Barbuda Social Security Board (ABSSB) wishes to advise that pension payments for April 2019 have been released for the following financial institutions: CIBC-First Caribbean International Bank, Eastern Caribbean Amalgamated Bank, RBC/RBTT, Community First Cooperative Credit Union, St. Johns Cooperative Credit Union, Seven-Day Adventist Credit Union , Antigua Commercial Bank, Antigua Barbuda Development Bank, Finance and Development Co., Caribbean Union Bank, AXCEL Finance, CHAPA, COURTS

    Published on May 02, 2019

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  19. Kindly note that pensions for March 2019 to CIBC-FCIB and ACB were released on the 10th and 11th of April 2019 respectively. Please be guided accordingly.

    Published on April 12, 2019

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  20. All, employers and self-employed persons are reminded that remittance payments for February 2019 are due no later than 15th April 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 % - Employees - 5½ % - Employers - 7½ % Public Sector - 12 % - Employees - 4½ % - Employers - 7½ % The contribution rate for Self-employed persons remains at 10%. Remittance payments can be made via the Drop Box located at the Royal Palm Branch. Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    Published on April 10, 2019

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