Approving an exceptional social security and tax debt regularisation scheme, for debts with legal deadline for payment until 31 August 2013.
In accordance with this exceptional scheme, the payment of the entire or a part of the outstanding debt on the initiative of the taxpayer until 20 December 2013, determines the exemption from default interest, compensatory interest and from court fees relating to the enforcement proceedings.
On the other hand, payment of the entire outstanding debt on the initiative of the taxpayer until 20 December 2013, determines the reduction of the fines associated to misdemeanours against social security, for acts carried out until 31 August 2013.
The reduction referred to above corresponds to a reduction to 10% of the lowest fine applicable to the type of behaviour described in the law, and cannot result in a value of less than EUR 10.00, which will in any case be the lowest sum payable.
Laying down a scheme of extraordinary renewal of fixed-term employment contracts, as well as the legal framework and method of calculation of the compensation termination applicable to the contracts that are the subject to this renewal.*
Order No. 338/2013. D.R. (Portuguese official gazette) No. 226, Series I of 2013-11-21
Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Solidarity, Employment and Social Security
Annual update of accidents at work pensions to the value resulting from the 2.9% increase and repeal of Order No. 122/2012, of 3 May.
* The scheme of extraordinary renewal of fixed-term employment contracts was addressed in the Legal Flash, of 7 November 2013.