This Monday (1st), workers born in January enrolled in emergency aid through the website or application of Caixa Econômica Federal (CEF) or enrolled in the Cadastro Único (CadÚnico) can withdraw the seventh and last installment of the benefit.
The schedule of this cycle foresees that the withdrawals will be released to all workers until the 19th of November. February birthdays will have access to payment next Wednesday (3).
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How to withdraw?
The release of money is done in two steps. In the first one, it is necessary to access the “Caixa Tem” application and select the options “Withdrawal without card” and “Generate withdrawal code”. Afterwards, with the code in hand, the beneficiary has up to one hour to withdraw the money at lotteries or Caixa branches. The withdrawal is released according to the month of the registered person’s birthday.
Until then, money could only be moved digitally, allowing bill payment with the Caixa Tem application and purchases with the virtual card.
Created in 2020 due to the economic crisis intensified by the covid-19 pandemic, the emergency aid ended last October, with the last releases of loot in this month of November.
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As informed by the Minister of Citizenship, João Roma, at a press conference, “the emergency aid will be finalized in October, this month it will be the payment of the last installment of the aid”.
According to the head of the ministry, as of this month of November, Auxílio Brasil will be implemented, which will replace Bolsa Família and emergency aid.
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For the beneficiaries of Auxílio Brasil, an adjustment of 20% will be made on the average amount paid to families. For workers enrolled in CadÚnico and who are in poverty and extreme poverty, there will be a minimum benefit of R$400.
The change, however, will reduce the number of beneficiaries. A report by Estadão, with data obtained through the Access to Information Law (LAI), showed that around 5.4 million beneficiaries may have a reduction in the benefit amount, which represents 37% of the 14.7 million of current beneficiaries of the program.
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Edition: Daniel Lamir