Comment: The imposed benefit

How the new law on the strengthening of company pensions is driving out the desire of employees for popular harmful guarantees.   On 1 June 2017, the German Bundestag passed the new Company Pension Strengthening Act (BRStärkungsG) (ep reported). The official aim is to promote the spread of occupational pension schemes (bAV) in small businesses […]

Tax-privileged health support by employer without any private supplementary insurance at all

– Efficient employee retention through company sickness benefits –   According to § 10 I No.3 EStG should since 2010 all Contributions to private health and long-term care insurance are fully tax-deductible as “other pension expenses”. However, this only applies in so far as it is proportionally a so-called basic insurance (basic health insurance and […]