The Ministry of Labor, Welfare and Social Insurance is expected to announce an extension of the plan for the regulation of overdue social contributions for another four months this week.
The specific proposal will be submitted tomorrow before the Council of Ministers by the Minister of Labor, Welfare and Social Insurance, Zeta Aimilianidou, with the extension being announced outside the unexpected end of the week.
Ms. Aimilianidou informed the members of the Labor Committee on Tuesday, in the context of the scheduled session for discussion of the bill on maternity leave, saying that she has already submitted a proposal to the Council of Ministers, which will be considered tomorrow and which will be given four months. extension to submit applications, for payment of overdue debts in installments.
In statements after the session, the Minister of Labor said that “it has been decided that they will be given another four months, so that more can apply and pay their debts, even if they are doomed and it is very important in installments”.
Answering a relevant question, Ms. Aimilianidou said that 4,500 applications have been submitted so far, however, she noted that the debts are much more than the 4,500 applications.
He expressed the belief that by giving another opportunity more applications will be submitted, because he noted “the goal is neither criminal prosecution nor anything else”.
“The goal is to collect the money, which is owed to the Social Security Fund,” he added.
He also stressed that it is the last extension and the last opportunity given, noting that “after February there will be no other opportunity”.
It is noted that the period for submitting applications for settlement of overdue debts expired on September 20.