2018 Year-End Bonus and Cash Gift

By | November 14, 2018

Rules and Regulations On The Grant of the 2018 Year-End Bonus and Cash Gift

 

Starting November 15, government workers nationwide will receive their year-end bonus,
equivalent to a full month’s salary, and cash gift which amounts to 5,000 pesos. DBM

 

Who are qualified?

  • All positions of civilian personnel whether regular, contractual or casual in
    nature, appointive or elective, full-time or part-time created in the executive,
    legislative, and judicial branches, constitutional commissions and other
    constitutional offices, SUCs, GOCCs covered by the CPCS under RA 6758, as
    amended by congress joint resolutions No.1 s.1994 and No.4 s.2009
  • Officials and employees of various local government units
  • MUP under DND, PNP, PPSC, BFP, BJMP, PCG, NAMRIA
  • Elective or appointive barangay officials
  • Elective or appointive barangay officials

 

year-end bonus and cash gift

Year-End Bonus and Cash Gift | DBM

 

Guidelines

 

Personnel who has rendered at least a total or an aggregate of 4 months of
service from January 1 to October 31, 2018.

 

Personnel who remains to be in the government service as of October 31, 2018.

 

Rate of Year-End Bonus and Cash Gift

Year-End bonus – equivalent to one month basic pay as of October 31, 2018 to be
given not earlier than November 15, 2018.

 

Cash Gift – Php 5,000. to be given not earlier than November 15, 2018.

 

The release of the year-end bonus and cash gift is pursuant to Budget Circular
No. 2016-4, which mandates that the said incentives be given not earlier than
November 15 of the current year to qualified personnel satisfying the
following conditions:

  1. Those still in government service as of October 31 of the current year and
    with at least a total of four (4) months of service from January 1 to October 31
    of the current year; or
  2. Those who have retired or separated from government service before October 31
    of the same year and have rendered at least a total or an aggregate of four (4)
    months of service from January 1 of the current year, shall be granted pro-rated
    year-end bonus and cash gift, within the month of retirement or separation.

 

The 13th month pay and other benefits, including productivity incentives and
Christmas bonuses, are exempted from tax if they do not exceed P90,000, according
to Republic Act 10963 or the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law,

 

In 2018, the Department of Budget and Management has allocated a total of
PhP 29.7 Billion for the year-end bonus of civilian personnel, and another
PhP 6.5 Billion for the year-end bonus of military and uniformed personnel (MUP).

 

Meanwhile, PhP 5.6 Billion and PhP 1.7 Billion have been allocated for the 5,000 peso cash gift of civilian personnel and MUPs, respectively.

 

On top of these bonuses, government employees can also look forward to receiving their
Productivity Enhancement Incentive, which will be released starting December 15. DBM

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