Defaulting MEI loses entitlement to social security benefits

Defaulting MEI loses entitlement to social security benefits

Defaulting MEI loses entitlement to social security benefits

Accounting - EconomyAccounting - EconomyIn addition to providing formalization of the business, the registration of Individual Microentrepreneurs (MEI) can also guarantee social security rights for small business owners.Known rights granted to workers undergoing CLT, such as retirement, maternity pay and sick pay , also extend to entrepreneurs who are in good standing.In Pernambuco, however, more than 66% of MEIs are in debt with the IRS and, therefore, uncovered these benefits.The data is from Sebrae, for January this year.The local average of delinquency is higher than the national average, registered at 64.56%.“To ensure these rights, the delinquent entrepreneur can pay his debt through the Entrepreneur Portal (www.portaldoempreendedor.gov.br) and, after the discharge and the grace period, the benefits are resumed”, explains the analyst. Sebrae-PE Luiz Nogueira.Social security rights have different grace periods (see art below), which starts from the date of the fir...


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