Voluntary submission: tax return can increase the basic pension

With the basic pension, long-term insured persons receive a surcharge on their mini-pensions. If you submit a tax return, you may be able to increase the surcharge. How does it work? The basic pension law has been in force since January 1, 2021. Pensioners who have worked for many years and earned below average are […]

First payouts started: This is how people get their basic pension

At first the SPD and the Union cannot agree, then the bureaucratic preparation drags on. But now the first basic pension surcharges are arriving at those affected. They should receive former low-wage earners – but there are a few things to consider when paying out the basic pension. More than six months after the official […]

After long delays: The basic pension – it’s finally going

The basic pension is a recognition of lifetime achievement. Long-term insured people should get a premium on their mini-pensions. The first notifications are now being sent with some delay. What those affected need to know about the topic. After months of delays, payment of the basic pension should start on Thursday. Shortly before the federal […]