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English translation: Staff leaving indemnity


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Italian term or phrase:Trattamento di Fine Rapporto (Tfr)
English translation:Staff leaving indemnity
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09:51 Oct 11, 2001
Italian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Italian term or phrase: Tfr
Operazione dhe forzera obbligatoriamente il travaso del Tfr nei fondi pensionistici privati. (re the ongoing pension reform in Italy)
Marion Marshrons
Staff leaving (or severance) indemnity
This is the term used by many accountants
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5 +4Staff leaving (or severance) indemnity
Peter Cox
5separation bonusJH Trads
5Employee Leaving IndemnityAlison kennedy
4TFR e licenziamenti



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separation bonus

Hi Marion,
Trattamento di Fine Rapporto, the lump-sum given by the company to someone who is "fired"
I hope it helps

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    Reference: http://www.cnr.berkeley.edu
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TFR e licenziamenti

in Italia, il TFR viene pagato a tutti coloro che hanno tale trattamento nel contratto di lavoro, che siano stati licenziati o che abbiano lasciato volontariamente il lavoro o vadano in pensione.
E' una parte della retribuzione, come la tredicesima mensilità o la paga per il lavoro straordinario.


In Inghilterra non è molto comune, e non credo lo sia negli Stati Uniti.

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Staff leaving (or severance) indemnity

This is the term used by many accountants

Peter Cox
Local time: 05:37
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agree  Derek Smith
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agree  kmaciel
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agree  CLS Lexi-tech: severance pay/benefits
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agree  Barbara Cattaneo
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Employee Leaving Indemnity

Trattamento di fine rapporto. This are the reserve funds that employers allocate to a special fund called Leaving Indemnity that, up to the introduction of the new Pension Provision law, was paid to all employees leaving a company as a lump sum payment on which tax is paid. This is not severance pay which is part of the old syetem used by some public administrations. The new pension law requires TFR instead of being left in the company pockets ( infact it has always represented a free source of self financing for companies)to be allocated to a pension fund normally a closed occupational one (introduced three years ago), so that when an employee changes jobs, this amount remains with the pension fund and contributes towards providing supplementary pension benefit on retirement. The Employers aren't very happy about this as their free financing source has been taken away from them - hence all the bargaining between Confindustria and the Government - For giving up the TFR, employers receive tax relief equal to 3% of the TFR allocated to a pension fund. Peanuts for them.
There is also talk of the securisation of TFR -

The above definition was supplied to me by the Secretary of Abbey National in Italy who is a Chartered Account and Statutory Auditor with over 30 years in accountancy in Italy

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