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What resources are taken into account when calculating RSA entitlements?

Verified 20 février 2019 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

The amount of RSA depends on your resources and those of your household members.

The resources taken into account are:

  • Earnings from paid employment (wages, bonuses, overtime, pre-funded Escs, severance pay, compensatory leave with pay, notice, etc.)
  • Income from self-employment
  • Volunteer allowance in some
  • Daily maternity, paternity, adoption
  • Daily sick pay, industrial accident, occupational disease
  • Partial unemployment benefits
  • Unemployment benefits (return-to-work allowance, occupational security allowance)
  • Pensions, pensions, pensions
  • Maintenance
  • Daily subsistence allowance for a person at the end of his life
  • Compensation paid to asbestos victims
  • Liberties
  • Compensatory benefits
  • Exceptional resources (sale of a house, building, land, inheritance, gains at games, etc.)
  • Capital investments (non-productive assets of real income are considered to produce fictitiously an annual income equal to 3% their amount (e.g. life insurance contract).
    However, booklet A is not affected by the 3% :: you only have to report interest collected annually.
    Current account amounts are not included in the calculation of the HSA.

These resources are taken into account differently.

For more information, please refer to the quarterly resource report form and if necessary contact your Caf or MSA..