The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has issued the notification No. 620 dated 20/09/2019 related to the reduction in the social security penalties according to the provisions of article 37 of the Law No. 144/2019 (Budget Law 2019). Accordingly, the social security penalties are reduced by 100% for all delayed contributions due before the year 2000 and by 85% for all delayed contributions due from 01/01/2001 till 31/12/2018 if these contributions and their related reduced penalties are paid before the 31/12/2019. These contributions can be paid by instalments over 5 years with a first payment of 20% of the amount due and yearly interest rate of 5%.