Advice 1: How to calculate maternity payments

Calculation of maternity benefits is determined on the basis of the Federal law of 29.12.2006 N 255-FZ. From 1 January 2011 came into force the Federal law No. 343-FZ of 08.12.2010 on changes governing the calculation of benefits. Maternity leave lasts for 140 days (if you had a difficult birth, the leave is increased to 156 days, if you had two or more children increases to 194 days). Maternity payments are paid in total. They do not depend on length of service and number of days used before childbirth.
How to calculate maternity payments
You will need
  • Reference wage for 2 years.
The design manuals refer to the leaf of temporary disability at work.
Calculate your earnings over the last two calendar years. If you have changed a job, need to help on average earnings from all the previous places.
If help is not possible to collect, please submit a request to the Pension Fund of the Russian Federation on the added salary you have received.
Calculate the average daily earnings – the sum of all wages, divide by 730. (By law the maximum daily earnings for benefit calculation cannot exceed 1136,98 rubles).
Multiply the resulting amount by the number of days of maternity leave. This amount shall not exceed the amount of $ 159 177,2 rubles.

Advice 2 : What would be the maximum parental leave payment in 2016?

Maternity allowance in 2016 will still be calculated based on the average earnings of women over the previous two years. In 2016, the calculations will involve new limits.
What would be the maximum parental leave payment in 2016?

Maternity leave is available only to women employed (and insured in the FSS entrepreneurs). Maternity payments are designed to compensate for a woman of her average earnings due to a temporary loss of health during pregnancy and after childbirth. Earnings women are considered to be in the last 2 years before going on maternity leave. Accordingly, in 2016 takes into account the cumulative income of a pregnant woman for 2014-2015.

Maternity leave is granted for a period of 140 days in a normal pregnancy, when birth complications arise, it is extended to 156 days, with the birth of twins (triplets) to 194 days.

The law establishes the maximum parental leave payment. They are defined based on maximum earnings from which contributions to the social insurance Fund. This Foundation is responsible in Russia for the payment of benefits. Employers make monthly contributions to the social insurance Fund from the wages of the employee in the amount of 2.9% to reach its revenue limit income. Last reviewed annually in a big way.

The maximum earnings considered in the calculation of maternity for 2016, is 624 thousand rubles in 2014 and 670 thousand rubles in 2015. These limits will take effect if a worker will provide an application for leave for the period from 1 January to 31 December 2016.

Based on the maximum earnings obtained that the maximum average day is 1772,6 R. It is calculated by the formula (670000+624000)/730. Accordingly, the maximum maternity leave in 2016 are 248 146 p. (1772,6*140). When complications in childbirth, this number increases to 276 525,6 R., the birth of twins - 343 884,4 R.

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