Here are the latest articles on the subject of parental allowance.
An unemployed woman became pregnant again while receiving parental benefits for her first child. In this case, she is again entitled to maternity benefit from her health insurance fund. This is the result of a decision of the State Social Court of Lower Saxony-Bremen of 17 December 2019 (L 16 KR 191/18).
Felix Böhme, 21.12.2019
Under certain circumstances foreigners living in Germany are also entitled to German parental benefits. The crucial factor is whether you are allowed to be/are employed in Germany and/or whether you have the right to stay in Germany (settlement permit). The most important questions in this regard are explained in this article, but in these cases, advice from the parental allowance office or a professional parental allowance advisor can be very reasonable.
Felix Böhme, 11.12.2019
The so-called partnership bonus months are eight additional parental benefit plus months (four per parent), which can be claimed for four consecutive months of the child's life. In order to receive partnership bonus months, two conditions must be met:
Felix Böhme, 10.12.2019
The Regional Social Court Celle-Bremen has strengthened the rights of parents who, in addition to their salaried employees, also receive monthly turnover shares from their employers.
Felix Böhme, 07.05.2019
It is certainly one of the most frequently asked questions in the context of parental allowance: "How much parental allowance is available to me for the second child? Unfortunately, there is no simple or general answer to this question as it depends on your individual situation.
Felix Böhme, 11.04.2019
Today the Federal Statistical Office published the parental allowance statistics for 2018. While the SPD celebrates the parental allowance due to the new statistics as a huge success, the mainstream media simply repeat the key words of the press release from the Federal Statistical Office on 11.04.2019.
Felix Böhme, 11.04.2019
Only recently, the Minister of Family Affairs announced that improvements and optimisations in the parental allowance law are currently being worked out in the Ministry of Family Affairs. In this article you will find 7 suggestions for improvement from us.
Felix Böhme, 10.04.2019
Do you already know our YouTube channel? In helpful videos, we explain how to fill out the parental allowance application form (all federal states available) and answer frequently asked questions about parental allowance and parental leave.
Felix Böhme, 09.04.2019
The State Social Court Erfurt - LSG (file reference L 2 R 760/17) has ruled,
that a double allocation of pensionable child-raising periods for the same period cannot be made even then,
when both parents take parental leave at the same time.
Felix Böhme, 03.04.2019
We have added two useful features to our parental allowance software:
Felix Böhme, 28.03.2019
With today's date, the Federal Social Court (file reference: B 10 EG 8/17 R),
which tax code must be taken into account when determining the notional parental allowance net,
if the tax code has been changed more than once during the assessment period.