Question: Can I claim benefits in Bulgaria?

You may be eligible to claim some Bulgarian social security benefits. You can get information about local Bulgarian benefits and pensions from the National Social Security Institute.

How much is unemployment benefit in Bulgaria?

The daily cash benefit for unemployment is 60% of your average insurable income for which you have paid contributions during the 24 months prior to suspension of social insurance.

Does Bulgaria have unemployment benefits?

There is no unemployment assistance benefit in Bulgaria. This is a non-contributory benefit, means-tested and not taxable.

How much is social security in Bulgaria?

The aggregate rate of social security contributions is 24.7% to 25.4%*, of which 14.12% to 14.82%* is payable by the employer and 10.58% is payable by the employee. The aggregate rate of health insurance contributions is 8%, of which 4.8% is payable by the employer and 3.2% is payable by the employee.

How much is child benefit in Bulgaria?

The amount of the benefit in 2016 is BNG 250 for the first child, BNG 600 for the second child, BNG 300 for the third child and 200 for forth and each subsequent child. When determining the order of children, only children to whom you have given birth and who are born alive will be taken into account.

How do I pay for Social Security?

Social Security is financed through a dedicated payroll tax. Employers and employees each pay 6.2 percent of wages up to the taxable maximum of $142,800 (in 2021), while the self-employed pay 12.4 percent.

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What is US Social Security number?

A Social Security number (SSN) is a nine-digit number that the U.S. government issues to all U.S. citizens and eligible U.S. residents who apply for one. The government uses this number to keep track of your lifetime earnings and the number of years worked.