NSSF- National Social Security Fund
About NSSF- National Social Security Fund
The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) was established by the Act of Parliament No. 28 of 1997 to replace the defunct National Provident Fund (NPF). NSSF is a compulsory scheme providing a wider range of benefits which are based on internationally accepted standards.
NSSF covers the following categories of employers and employees :-
Private Sector which includes:-
Embassies employing Tanzanians
Organized groups in the informal sector
Government ministries and departments employing non-pensionable employees.
Self-employed or any other employed person not covered by any other scheme Any other category as declared by the Minister of Labour
The scheme is financed through contributions at the rate of 20% of employee?s salary. The employer is required to deduct from employee?s gross salary the amoun
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