Notional contributions are granted to insured workers during periods of non- work activity when no compulsory contributions are paid. They are credited by the Institute of social security (INPS) on request of the worker concerned and no taxes are charged to the employee. To obtain the sum it is necessary to have at least one compulsory contribution preceding the period of disease.
The benefit is granted to people, insured by INPDAP, with a mental and a physical illness which causes an absolute and a permanent impossibility to start a profitable job again on condition that the work is not the cause of the illness. (It may not be cumulated with Inail annuity, if referred to the same cause or occurrence).
Direct annuities for permanent disability or indemnity for biological damage is the main economic benefits provided by Inail when, due to an injury work or an occupational disease, remains an absolute or a partial psycho-physical damage.
It's compatible with the following benefits provided by INPS: early-retirement pension, retirement pension. It may not be compatible with social security provisions provided by INPS.
Work related disabled needing assistance (allowance for continuous personal assistance) may claim to INAIL local office the relevant payment which is revalued annually. The financial benefit is not subject to personal income taxation (IRPEF). The person concerned must apply directly to the nearest INAIL unit after INAIL medical/legal assessment.
The increase of seniority contributions is provided to workers with an acknowledged disablement degree equal or superior to 74% employed in private and public amenities as from the 1st January 2002. The benefit is equal to two months of notional contributions for each year of work activity to reach a maximum of 5 years. (article 80, paragraph 3, Law 388/2000).