AS OF 1 JANUARY 2017 HAS ENTERED INTO FORCE THE LEVELING OF THE BASE OF CALCULATION OF THE CONTRIBUTION FOR THE HEALTH INSURANCE FUND (CASS) AT THE LEVEL OF FIVE GROSS AVERAGE WAGES, SIMILAR TO THE LEVELING OF CAS.

This new rule shall only be applied for the month of January because it is repealed from 1 February 2017. At the same time, the leveling of CASS for the revenue from dividends, interest and income from other sources is repealed. The leveling of CASS for persons who make income from independent activities (PFA, freelancers etc.) and copyright shall be kept (leveling that entered into force on 1 January 2017), as well as the limitation in the case of revenue from rentals.
In the case of revenues from dividends, interest and/or income from other sources, CASS will not be due if there will be carried out at the same time at least one of the following incomes: wages, pensions, independent activities, revenues from the association with a legal person, agricultural activities, sylviculture, pisciculture, unemployment allowance, allowance for raising a child, welfare, indemnity for temporary incapacity to work.