The National Insurance Institute is at your side during your life, from birth to advanced age, granting you a variety of social rights adapted to changing life situations.
The National Insurance Institute is responsible for the social security of Israeli residents.
Its primary mission is to ensure means of subsistence for those unable to earn their living.
The National Insurance Institute collects insurance contributions from all residents according to their social background and status, and pays benefits to those entitled. Hence, the income of economically established groups is transferred to weak and vulnerable groups and, thereby, the National Insurance Institute contributes to a more equitable distribution of national income and the reduction of dimensions of poverty. Further information...
An employer who fails to pay the insurance contributions on time will be charged under law with fines for the periods which for he did not paid the contributions on time. In addition, the debt amount will be indexed to the Consumer Price Index from the 1st of the month after the payment date as set by law.
The indexation is calculated by comparing the last published index prior to the actual date of the amounts’ payment to the last published index before the date of payment as set by law.
The National Insurance Institute may sue an employer who failed to pay the insurance contributions for his employee on time for the amount of the benefits to which his employee is entitled.
The National Insurance Institute may waive fines, all or part, following a detailed explanatory request and for special reasons that justify it. The employer attach documents supporting his request.
Reduction or cancellation of the fine are, of course, contingent upon payment of the debt.
The request to cancel fines and indexation must be submitted to the local NII branch nearest to your residence address via the form request to cancel/reduce a fine.
An employer who has a debt in insurance contributions can, under certain circumstances, make payments arrangement with the National Insurance Institute. Phone the Insurance and Collection Department at the local National Insurance Institute branch that handles your file and arrange credit card payments, or go to your local NII branch and make a payment arrangement there.
All payment arrangements include monthly interest.
Lawyers, accountants or tax consultants connected to the “Customers Representation” system can make payment arrangement for their clients, charging an account via this system.
You can make a payment arrangement to pay the debt with the Insurance and Collection Department at your local NII branch by one of the following methods:
Please note,With the signing of the arrangement and as long as you are not failing your obligations as set by it, you are considered as one who does not owe insurance contributions. During the arrangement period you will not be charged with fines or indexation, and no measures will be taken to collect the debt. If during the arrangement period you are entitled to a benefit, your rights will not be compromised, even if the debt has not yet been fully paid up.