Some lump sums from 2022 the aid package will be paid out in July. But when can workers expect a fixed energy rate?
Berlin – traffic light offers to all employees The price of energy is fixed at 300 euros financial support. One-time payment from 2022 aid package is primarily intended to mitigate the explosion in energy costs caused by the war in Ukraine. But what about retirees, Hartz IV recipients, or mini-jobbers? Do these groups also understand this energy at the same rate?
Flat rate energy price: when will the EPP bonus be credited – do pensioners benefit too?
People working since September 1 have the right to the so-called Energy price fixed tariff (EPP) 300 euros. But who actually gets the EPP bonus? and pensioners are also subject to the same energy rate? The Federal Ministry of Finance has now published the requirements to be met in order to receive the energy supplement.
Energy price fixed rate: who receives 300 euros – who is entitled?
According to the Federal Ministry of Finance, every resident of Berlin is entitled to a one-time flat-rate payment of 300 euros for the price of energy. Deutschland have or usually live there, so they are subject to unlimited tax liability and in 2022 will receive income from any of the following sources:
- Agriculture and forestry
- commercial enterprise
- salaried work
There is no specific period or minimum duration required for a fixed energy rate to be paid out.
Energy price fixed rate: which employees receive 300 euros?
According to the Ministry of Finance, the following employees will receive a one-time fixed payment of 300 euros for the price of energy:
- Workers, workers, interns, civil servants, judges, soldiers
- Minimum workers and all temporary agricultural and forestry workers
- Employees in the passive semi-retirement phase
- Anyone who saves value credit in the German Pension Insurance (DRV).
- Anyone doing federal or youth voluntary service
- Who receives subsidies from the employer (e.g. for maternity leave)
- Those who only receive tax-free salaries (e.g. volunteer coaches)
- Working students or students doing paid internships
- Anyone who works in a sheltered workshop
- Everyone in active employment receives wage replacement benefits, including short-time benefits, unemployment benefits, sickness benefits, maternity benefits, paternity benefits, compensation for lost earnings under the Infection Control Act and transferable short-time work benefits.
Energy price fixed rate: what about pensioners?
pensioners and retirees if they do not receive any of the above-mentioned incomes, they are clearly excluded from the one-time payment of the energy price fixed rate. However, even income from a photovoltaic system is considered business income. However, this only applies if the simplification rule has not been applied (BStBl. I p. 2202). And yet there are ways and means pensioners, to the energy allowance apply
Energy flat rate: what about transfer payment recipients from the Hartz IV grant or 2022 child bonus?
Claims to equal energy, children’s bonus or Hartz-IV-Bonus are not mutually exclusive. Anyone who makes a one-off payment to transfer money recipients, e.g. Grant to Hartz IV or Children’s bonus in 2022 – receives, can turn off Hartz IV Prize from 2022 aid package also receive a fixed energy price tariff (EPP).
What applies to small workers with regard to the fixed energy price tariff?
Small workers in multiple positions are only paid flat-rate energy tax as part of their ‘first job’. The employee must specify in writing what it is. Without this approval, the employer cannot pay a lump sum payment to the EPP. Fraud attempts are also punished here.
Energy price fixed rate: to whom does the employer pay EPP?
All those who in 2022 September 1 entered into a “first employment relationship” and belong to tax classes I-V or are taxed as a self-employed person, at a fixed rate, will receive a fixed energy price payment from the employer. The rest is due in 2022 file a tax returnirrespective of Bonus for a child from the aid package in 2022 get a fixed energy price tariff (EPP).
Energy price fixed rate: how much money goes into the account from a one-time payment of 300 euros
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