How not only standard tariffs can be improved

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 […]

Private health insurance: emergency tariff ensures benefits in acute cases – even without payment of contributions.

Contribution saving in the private health insurance (PKV) with relief fund* – How not only standard and emergency tariff of the PKV must be improved. – 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, […]

Social partner model for occupational pension schemes – old wine in new bottles

Both the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BAMS) and the Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF) are currently interested in improving occupational pension schemes (bAV). On the one hand, there is the concept of a “new” implementation route via the collective bargaining parties as the sponsors of the occupational pension (“Nahles pension”). On the […]

Can the “New Social Partner Model Company Pension” prevent increasing old-age poverty?

– Which disadvantages even the new occupational pension scheme (bAV) does not eliminate –   Both the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BAMS) and the Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF) are currently interested in improving occupational pension schemes (bAV). On the one hand, there is the concept of a “new” implementation route via […]

PKV: Impossible escape from rising premiums

There are many factors contributing to inflation in private health insurance. For example, charges for cross-subsidisation for the basic, standard and emergency tariffs. Those who have concluded their private health insurance before 01.01.2009 can also change to the standard tariff – the others only to the basic tariff. The lack of the insurer’s (VR) right […]

Compliance: Is the pool use “risky”?

A report by the State Criminal Police Office of North Rhine-Westphalia on “Financial Investigations 2014” substantiates the suspicion of commission fraud by the number of submitted contract initiations in insurance sales. There were reports on two insurance brokers who had submitted their applications for endowment insurance policies (KLV) via three different pools. “The alleged beneficiaries/contractors […]

bAV: How to optimize taxes and social security contributions

Company pension scheme: Tax burdens and social security contributions play an important role in the settlement of occupational pension entitlements. In the guest article, Dr. Fiala and Peter Schramm show optimisation possibilities. Severance pay for company pension schemes (bAV) as a tax-saving model The State Social Court of Baden-Württemberg (ruling of 24 March 2015, file […]