December 2023 pensions: With increases to thousands of beneficiaries, pensions will be paid for the month of December
They will be found at ATMs thousands of pensioners for the payment of main and auxiliary pensions for the month of December.
Specifically, eligible pensioners will be paid on the following dates:
At November 27, Mondaythe following pensions are to be paid:
- the main pensions from the former self-employed funds OAEE, OGA and ETAA,
- the main pensions awarded from the establishment of the EFKA and after, by law 4387/2016, through the OPS-EFKA and
- all supplementary pensions of the private sector (self-employed and employed).
At November 29, 2023, Wednesdaywill be paid:
- the main pensions of the former Employee Funds (IKA-ETAM, banks, OTE, PPC, OTHER ASSETS (TSEAPGSO, TSP-ISAP), NAT, ETAT and ETAP-MME, as well as
- the main and auxiliary pensions of the State.
OPECA will pay them pensions of the Uninsured Seniors on Thursday, November 30, 2023.
Which pensioners will get the entire increase?
The entire increase in their pensions is expected to be received by pensioners who left after 13/5/2016 without a personal difference, farmers not covered by the pension recalculation provisions and old pensioners who either did not have or covered the personal difference with the 2023 increases.
Social solidarity allowance: Permanent increase for pensioners – Examples
About 1 million pensioners are expected to receive an annual benefit of around 400 euros from the new aids announced by the government. Beyond the permanent increase of 3% from 1/1/2024, they will receive and the extraordinary social solidarity allowance of 150 euros.
In particular, the extraordinary aid of 150 euros will be given until the end of the year, probably the week after Christmas and before the New Year, to pensioners with income from main pensions up to 700 euros per month (8,400 per year), without personal difference or with a personal difference of less than 10 euros.
As for her an increase of 3% since the first of the new yearwill be given in pensions of 700 euros and will amount to only 21 euros per month.
For example, a pensioner with earnings of 600 euros will receive a total increase (extraordinary allowance of 150 euros + 3% increase from 1.1.2024) on an annual basis of 366 euros or 5.1%. A pensioner with a pension of 650 euros will receive an extraordinary one-off allowance of 150 euros and a permanent monthly increase of 20 euros. In the December payment (pension + 3% increase + social solidarity allowance): 820 euros.
A pensioner with a pension of 500 euros will receive a 3% increase (15 euros per month), in addition to the 150 euros boost: a total of 330 euros per year.
Who will receive Personal Difference Allowance?
Pensioners with a personal difference of more than 10 euros and pensions up to 1,600 euros, who are not entitled to the 3% increase, get personal difference allowance 100-200 euros.
For pensions up to 700 euros the allowance will amount to 200 euros. For pensions from 701 to 1,100 euros the allowance will be 150 euros and for pensions from 1,101 to 1,600 euros the allowance will amount to 100 euros.
Pensioners with pensions of more than 700 euros without a personal difference will only get the 3% increase.