Typology of Pensions in the Republic of Macedonia

  • Vjollca Sulejmani Asani

Abstract

The Republic of Macedonia has a multidimensional pension system, a pension system which provides and protects the insured during the old age, provides and protects the insured persons in case of disability and provides and protects the insured in case of death.The first part of the pension provides the value of the old-age pension constituted by the 80% basis of the accumulated amount of contributions paid during the period of work - which is known as pension of the first pillar pension, this pension is provided by the state, by the State institution of Pension and Invalidity Insurance Fund of the Republic of Macedonia. The second part of the old-age pension is provided by accumulated social security savings for so many years of work, while pensions are provided and paid by the private pension company and this type of retirement is known as the pension of the second pillar of pensions.The third part of the pension is a voluntary pension which derives from voluntary old-age savings, this type of pension is known as the third pension of the pillar pension which is provided and paid by the private pension company.Pension reform provides opportunities for citizens of the Republic of Macedonia due to the variety of old age pension and offers to the ones with self-insurance to decide on their own, for the manner and type of the retirement pension.There are different types of pensions: old age pension, disability pension, inheritance pension, cash compensation, professional rehabilitation and minimum pension rights, these types of pensions are provided by the state and are part of the pensions provided by the first pillar of the state.The pensions offered by the private pension company are of a different kind, namely: direct permanent annuity, programmed withdrawal, temporary withdrawal in combination with prolonged permanent annuities, these types of pensions are part of the second pension.Pensions provided by the private pension company for the third pillar are: annuity payment, programmed withdrawal, multiple payment and a combination of the three cases mentioned above.Keywods: Typology, Pensions, Republic of Macedonia
Published
Mar 2, 2018
How to Cite
ASANI, Vjollca Sulejmani. Typology of Pensions in the Republic of Macedonia. European Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 1, p. 12-15, mar. 2018. ISSN 2414-8385. Available at: <http://journals.euser.org/index.php/ejms/article/view/3090>. Date accessed: 15 oct. 2019. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.26417/ejms.v7i1.p12-15.