SSNIT collects GH¢440m from defaulting employers

SSNIT collects GH¢440m from defaulting employers

The management of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) say they have collected about GH¢440 million as arrears from employers.

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Speaking at a seminar in Kumasi, deputy director-general, operations and benefits, Mrs Laurette Korkor Otchere, noted that out of the amount collected, GH¢208.9 was retrieved through prosecution.

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She also added, the Trust has the obligation to ensure employers pay SSNIT for its staff.

We take no delight in taking an employer to court but we do have an obligation to pay retirement benefits to workers.

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“And so, when you default in paying the contributions, these monies become debts, which we must collect,” he said.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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