On 9 November 2018 the meeting of Patronato INAS CISL,vtitled "Proximity listening to the person", was conclude in Rome. The managers of INAS offices in Italy and the overseas took part toghether with numerous guests, representatives of the political world, and the government, researchers and union members.
It was an appointment to highlight the importance of the patronato. A reality which, in 2017 followed over 1,700,000 subscribers in Italy and 56,000 overseas (of which 901,000 women and 883,000 men mainly between 36-60 years of AGE) totalling 2,248,185 cases in Italy and 113,599 overseas.
There are several reasons which can cause wrong payments, among which an error by the institute but also fraud by the pensioner. INPS will take action to recover the debt on the basis of specific provisions of the law.
INPS mentions that the major causes of debts are registered in relation to payments connected to income, which, on the basis of the current legislation, are paid provisionally in advance according to the income records (therefore, on the basis on previous annuities) at the time in which the respective annual income to which it refers is verified, the institute is required to effect adjustments which can generate a debt (recover debt) or a credit (refund). In such cases recoveries are compulsory according to specific provisions of the legislation.
The "quattordicesima" payment is an additional amount which is paid once yearly, extra to the July pension instalment.
The entitlement to the additional amount is subject to having personal income not exceeding the limit of one and a half the minimum INPS annual payment.
The additional payment is subject to verifying income conditions, carried out by the RED/EST form, and it concerns age pensions, survivors, disability and supplementary pensions.