In the current situation of the statutory pension insurance is always recommended over an additional private pension provision. A private insurance is currently possible, the Riester pension. Not everyone can still benefit from the additional security. Entitled to the retirement allowance are provided according to 10a Income Tax Act the following persons, to the liability to tax: pension insurance worker, to compulsory pension insurance self employed, compulsorily subject to the law on the age security for farmers, child carers for most the first three years of life of every child in receipt of unemployment benefit recipients of sick pay, Non-commercial active caregivers (for example, in the care of relatives at home), military and civilian service, marginal workers, those on early retirement benefit with prior mandatory, officials, judges and soldiers, officials and Hartz IV recipients. Not entitled to the promotion of the Riester pension, however, have not compulsory pension insurance self-employed, voluntarily insured in the statutory pension insurance, compulsorily in occupational pension institutions, social assistance recipients without pensionable income, age pensioners, recipients of a pension for reduced earning capacity without compulsory pension insurance activities and students who do not have pension insurance.
An employee in receipt of SV-liable previous year’s income in the amount of 35,000 and whose wife is a housewife and both have a 4 year old child would this year pay according to the Riester pension following co-payment every month: his salary of 35,000 euros multiplied by 3 % is 1050. Of these, the handsome go-funded allowances as follows. Basic allowance of the man of 114, for the same woman who, thanks to his income also be entitled to the Riester pension and 138 for the child. Such a co-payment is 684 per year, ie 57 per month.