In Portuguese Assistance Fund for Rural Workers is named Contribuição ao Funrural and often referred to by the abbreviation FUNRURAL.
This contribution is intended to subsidize the payment of welfare benefits to rural workers.
The fund is collected by a social contribution most known as FUNRURAL. The contribution is charged over the gross revenue derive from the the sale of rural products with an rate of 2.1%.
FUNRURAL is withheld by the purchaser of agricultural and livestock goods such as cooperatives, distributors, wholesalers and others.