MIL OSI Translation. Region: Germany / Deutschland –
Source: Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs The Cabinet today adopted the Ordinance on Social Security Calculations 2021. The Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs explains: With the ordinance, the key figures for social insurance will be adjusted according to the income trend in the past year (2019). As every year, the values are set on the basis of clear legal provisions by means of ordinances. The wage development in 2019 (change in gross wages and salaries per employee, excluding persons in job opportunities with compensation for additional expenses) on which the social security calculations are based in 2021 was 2.94 percent in Germany and 2.85 percent in the old federal states 2019 at a glance: The reference value, which is important for many values in social insurance (including for setting the minimum contribution assessment basis for voluntary members in the statutory health insurance and for calculating the contribution of self-employed persons subject to compulsory insurance in the statutory pension insurance), increases to 3,290 euros Month (2020: 3,185 euros / month). The reference figure (east) rises to 3,115 euros / month (2020: 3,010 euros / month), the income threshold for general pension insurance increases to 7,100 euros / month (2020: 6,900 euros / month) and the income threshold (east) to 6,700 euros / month (2020: 6,450 euros / month) The nationwide uniform compulsory insurance limit in statutory health insurance (annual wage limit) increases to 64,350 euros (2020: 62,550 euros). The nationally uniform contribution assessment ceiling for the year 2021 in the statutory health insurance is 58,050 euros annually (2020: 56,250 euros) or 4,837.50 euros per month (2020: 4,687.50 euros). Figures for social insurance 2021 (based on the draft bill):
MonthyearMonthyear contribution ceiling: general pension insurance7,100 € 85,200 € 6,700 € 80,400 € contribution ceiling: miners’ pension insurance8,700 € 104,400 € 8,250 € 99,000 € contribution ceiling: unemployment insurance7,100 € 85,200 € 6,700 € 80,400 € compulsory insurance limit: health and Long-term care insurance € 5,362.50 € 64,350 € 5,362.50 € 64,350 assessment ceiling: health and Long-term care insurance € 4,837.50 € 58,050 € 4,837.50 € 58,050 Reference value in social insurance € 3,290 * € 39,480 * € 3,115 € 37,380 provisional average salary / year in pension insurance
The draft of the Social Insurance Calculation Size Ordinance 2021 can be viewed at www.bmas.de.
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