The lack of income does not deprive contractors stoppage allowances

15.05.2020

Contractors have a problem with stoppage allowances applications submitted in May. They do not know what income they should write down if they did not earn anything in April. Following opinions of experts, the main goal of indicating income in applications is to help to determine the amount of the allowance and does not affect the right to this benefit. Writing down “0” does not prevent the chance to receive allowance. However, the decision to grant stoppage allowances in a particular case depends on the interpretation made by ZUS. Robert Stępień, attorney-at-law comments for prawo.pl.

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