Retirement provision benefits companies and employees – savings pot for medium-sized companies

  More than ever before, every German citizen is responsible for his or her own retirement provision. The benefits of the statutory pension are by far not sufficient to even come close to maintaining the accustomed standard of living at retirement age. Even the Retirement Assets Act (AVmG) passed on 11 May 2001 is only […]

Contribution savings in the PKV with relief fund

Savings in private health insurance premiums with a provident fund / The emergency tariff makes it possible Around 5% of those insured with private health insurance (UN) are in social tariffs (standard tariff, emergency tariff, basic tariff), with an upward trend. In the emergency tariff, private health insurance policyholders with substantial premium arrears are “steered […]

Errors in advice on the tax savings model for the Rürup pension

Why the mediation of the basic pension almost certainly leads to the liability of the intermediary.   The Rürup pension was sold millions of times as a tax-saving model. As a matter of course, savings by paying insurance premiums in the savings phase are then precalculated by the agent or broker. However, if documentation has […]

Building Block for Retirement Security: A Charitable Foundation

The situation is common: The end of working life is approaching. With current, quite respectable income, it has been possible to pay off the owner-occupied home and, in case of doubt, to cover the children’s education costs. In addition, they do not have a high level of cash assets, or cash assets that are perceived […]

Liability issues in the tax saving and acquirer model

by Johannes Fiala, MBA/Lawyer Kristina Starck, Munich/Dr. rer pol Klaus Werht, private lecturer at the Department of Economics of the University of Hamburg, damage assessor in Hamburg-Neugraben I. Typical facts The investor is regularly approached by a contact person with the aim of clarifying whether there is a general interest in saving taxes or acquiring […]

Liability issues in the tax saving and acquirer model

by Johannes Fiala, lawyer; Kristina Starck, lawyer; Klaus Werht, Dr rer pol Privatdozent at the Department of Economics at the University of Hamburg I. Typical situation The investor is regularly approached by a contact person with the aim of clarifying whether there is a general interest in saving taxes or in acquiring a property with […]

Lawyer for banking law in Munich

Banking law: errors in advice, credit traps and more As a lawyer for banking law, I know that a bank has been part of our daily life since our earliest childhood. Just remember your first savings book, which you probably got at primary school from the nice savings bank advisor next door. We withdraw money, […]

Is the Riester pension really safe?

If the Federal Council does not yet apply the emergency brake, the Occupational Pensions Reinforcement Act will enter into force on 1 January 2018. In this context, the Riester pension will also be upgraded. During the savings phase, the basic allowance increases from 154 to 175 euros per year. For company Riester pensions, the SV […]

Discount on financial product purchase:

Ineffective prohibition of the issuance of provisions for insurance policies*. The profit lies in purchasing Anyone who buys financial products from penny-pinchers, such as distributors with three or four letters, must reckon with the fact that particularly high commissions, fees and costs are included in the calculation. When it comes to life insurance, going to […]

Wohn-Riester – Watch out for cost traps

The Riester pension as a state-subsidised form of private old-age provision is an attempt to compensate for the declining level of pensions in the future. This usually does not affect self-employed persons, but rather assisting spouses and employees as compulsorily insured employees. With “Wohn-Riester”, the funds saved can be used to purchase residential property. However, […]