Aid of R $ 300: CAIXA will pay 4 installments only for half


According to the Ministry of Citizenship, a total of 27 million people who are not part of Bolsa Família will receive the first installment of R $ 300 from the extension of emergency aid.

The total of eligible beneficiaries who do not participate in Bolsa Família amounts to 48 million people, which means that only 56.25% of those approved will receive the four installments of R $ 300.

According to the rules established for the extension, only workers who received the first installment of the R $ 600 benefit in April, and who have already received the five installments, will be entitled to all four extra installments.

On September 28, the government released the official payment schedule for the R $ 300 installments of emergency aid to beneficiaries who are not part of Bolsa Família.

“There will be 27 million people who will receive R $ 300 or R $ 600 (in the case of single-parent mothers), which totals an investment by the federal government of more than R $ 9 billion. Just as it has happened to date, the calendar will follow the beneficiaries’ birth month, that is, the credits will start with those born in January, then February, March and so on, in digital social savings already in their name ”, the ministry said in a note.

However, the Ministry’s statement does not clarify how many installments the beneficiaries will receive.

R $ 300 grant has stricter rules

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Among the requirements maintained, there is a minimum age of 18 years, except for adolescent mothers. The income requirement remains: those with a per capita income of up to half the minimum wage or total family income of up to three minimum wages are entitled to assistance.

However, there is a new criterion on Income Tax. In the first aid law, Brazilians who received more than R $ 28,559.70 in taxable income in 2018 were excluded. The value remains as a criterion for the new installments, but now it is considered what was declared on the taxable income of 2019.

In 2019, those who received exempt, non-taxable or taxable income of more than R $ 40 thousand cannot receive the aid.

Also excluded are Brazilians who were placed in that year’s income tax return as a dependent in the capacity of spouse, partner in which the taxpayer has a child, son or stepchild under 21 or under 24 years of age enrolled in higher education or high school technical education.

Also, those who, on December 31, 2019, had possession or ownership of assets or rights that are worth more than R $ 300 thousand cannot receive the aid. Brazilians living abroad and inmates in a closed regime also cannot receive R $ 300 assistance.

Whoever found formal employment, with a formal contract, will also not be able to receive the new installments, as well as who received any social security or assistance benefits. Women heads of families will receive two quotas, that is, R $ 600 per installment. However, the female head of household will be the only one in the family to receive assistance.

See below ten cases in which the beneficiary may not receive the new installments.

  1. Who started a formal job, with a formal contract, while receiving emergency aid of R $ 600;
  2. Who receives social security or assistance benefit, unemployment insurance or government cash transfer program. The exception is Bolsa Família;
  3. Who has family income per month per capita above half a minimum wage, that is, R $ 522.50, and total monthly family income above three minimum wages, that is, R $ 3,135;
  4. Who declared, in the base year of 2019, taxable income above R $ 28,559.70;
  5. Who had possession or ownership of goods or rights in the amount above R $ 300 thousand on December 31, 2019;
  6. Who received exempt, non-taxable or exclusively taxed income at source with a sum above R $ 40 thousand in 2019;
  7. Who was included in 2019 as an income tax declarant dependent with one of the previous three points. as a spouse, partner, child or stepchild under 21 or under 24 years old enrolled in a place of higher education or high school technical education;
  8. Who lives abroad;
  9. Who is imprisoned in a closed regime;
  10. Who has an indication of death in government databases.


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