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NIS Scholarship Programme

On Saturday August 30th, the NIS held its Annual Scholarship Retreat for 39 scholarship holders. 8 new students were added to the program this year and 7 students have graduated after completing their CXC examinations. Over the last 19 years NIS has assisted just under 200 students through this program.

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The National Insurance Board has converted it's Facebook "Friend" Page to a "Fan". http://www.facebook.com/nis.grenada 

You can also follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/NIS_Grenada

 

NIS Community Outreach - Victoria School for Special Education

Staff at the NIS spent the day assisting at the Victoria School for Special Education on March 31st as part of the NIS 31st Anniversary Celebrations.

NIS! Celebrating 31 years !

On Friday April 4th the NIS held an Open House-Customer Appreciation Day. Many contributors used the opportunity to check the status of their contributions!

NIS 31st Anniversary - Customer Appreciation Day - held on Main Street Sauteurs St. Patrick’s

NIS Staff participated in national clean-up exercise

The NIS did its part in the nationwide clean-up campaign on Saturday 1st February, 2014. Members of management and staff engaged in a grand clean-up of the Kirani James Boulevard.

NIS Donates to St. Ann’s Infant School - Rose Hill St. Patrick

A Computer and printer were donated to the St. Ann’s Infant School, Rose Hill St. Patrick. The presentation was made on January 17th, 2014. The principal and three of the students expressed their appreciation to the NIS on behalf of the school for consenting to their request. The principal stated that their current computer and printer was out of commission for some time, hence the donation was a great need. 

NIS Insurable Earnings Ceiling (Increase)

The National Insurance (Collection of Contribution) Regulation was amended on October 29, 2010 (SRO 23 of 2010) resulting in increases in the ceiling on which National Insurance contributions are payable effective November 1, 2010, January 1, 2012 and January 1, 2014.

Effective January 1, 2014, the ceiling on which NIS contributions are payable has increased from $4,250.00 to $5,000.00 for monthly paid employees and from $990.00 to $1,160.00 for weekly paid employees. 

The contribution rate remains at 9% of total insurable earnings.

It means therefore that an employee who earns $5,000.00 monthly as of January 1, 2014 will now have to contribute $200.00 and the employer $250.00, making the total National Insurance contribution payable $450.00.

We anticipate your usual co-operation as we continue to work towards improving the benefits that we pay to contributors.

Please do not hesitate to call our Public Relations or Customer Service Department should you need any assistance.

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