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Thailand State News Announces Social Security Benefits Due to Coronavirus

Daily Tax Report: International

January 18, 2022, 5:00 AM

The Thai National News Bureau January 13 announced Social Security benefits due to the coronavirus pandemic. The announcement states that taxpayers: 1) who pay Social Security contributions are eligible to receive compensation for lost income due to the pandemic; 2) who contract the coronavirus can receive free medical treatment and claim compensation of 50 percent of their wages based on the maximum income base of 15,000 Thai baht (US$451); 3) sick leave of more than 30 days must provide proof of social security contributions; and 4) must submit contributions within a 15-month period prior to the three-month month.