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Jordan Government’s Temporary Reduction in Social Security Rates
The Jordanian government has decided to temporarily reduce the rates of social security.

For the period of March 1, 2020 to May 31, 2020, the government of Jordan has reduced the social security contribution rates for employees to 1% and employers to 4.25% from 7.5% and 14.25%, respectively.

Sample social security calculations with standard and temporary rates have been provided below:

 Employee Registered with SSC Before 15.10.2009
(Monthly Amount in JOD)
Employee Registered with SSC After 15.10.2009
(Monthly Amount in JOD)
Fixed compensation5,000.0002,000.0005,000.0002,000.000
Variable compensation1,000.000500.0001,000.000500.000
Total monthly compensation6,000.0002,500.0006,000.0002,500,000
Monthly compensation subject to social security5,000.0002,000,0005,000.0002,000,000
Monthly social security CAP5,000.0005,000.0003,349.0003,349.000
Normal Employee contribution (7.5%)375.000150.000251.175150.000
Normal Employer contribution (14.25%)712.500285.000477.233285.000

 

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