Government of Colombia Announced a change of plan Unity incomeIt was created due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the decree of Ivan Duque in the Presidency of Colombia, which provided subsidies to families living in poverty and extreme poverty selected through the databases of Sispan and the Department of Social Welfare. .
For this reason, last Friday, October 28, the President of Colombia, Gustavo Pedro It was reported thatBonus 500 thousand pesos’It does not yet have an established start date, but said the transition will begin in the final months of 2022.
500 thousand bonus: Who are the beneficiaries?
“We’re going to make the Unity Income Plan that Duke created during the pandemic and that ends this December 31st, the mother of the family, the mother alone, the rest of the year. Children and women, I can get $500,000 a month.”While denying that the money would come from private pension funds, the President promised that the resources would come from the national budget.
He also said Three million non-pensionable seniors, heads of households and mothers who are public service drivers will benefit the most from this bonus.
How about the payout of 500k bonus?
According to the media, the subsidy will be disbursed through 3 pillars:
- Pillar of Basic Unity: 500,000 pesos, half of the minimum wage, will be guaranteed to three million elderly people living in poverty without pensions.
- Contributing pillar: All workers are required to contribute to co-pensions on the basis of one to four minimum wages, with the contribution guaranteeing a basic pension under the average premium regime. Into this, private funds will also step in, as the reform will give people with incomes above four minimum wages the freedom to decide where to contribute the surplus.
- Complementary Voluntary Savings Pillar: In this, citizens who want to increase their pension can save in a voluntary fund.
What is the payment date of 500k bonus?
To date, the payment date and beneficiaries of the new grant confirmed by President Gustavo Pedro are unknown. Last May the Ministry of Finance calculated that there are approximately 5.6 million people who can claim their pension, but it must be remembered that there are people who do not get their monthly income for various reasons.
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