25 March 2020 – Increased how much people on government pension can earn in work income

This item is sourced from COVID-19 Policy Watch co-ordinated by Policy. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Wage and income support
Sectors Involved:
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: Current law provides for restrictions if additional income is earned in addition to the pension. Instead of the previous 6,300 euros, 44,590 euros can now be earned in addition to the pension without the pension being reduced.

The policy is intended to allow people to provide support with their labour in the current situation.
Full details here: https://www.bmas.de/DE/Schwerpunkte/Informationen-Corona/sozialschutz-paket.html#doc866034bodyText10