Family bonus payment in two installments

Families are particularly affected by Corona. That is why this year, all families who normally receive child benefit payments, will receive a bonus of 300 euros per child. The Bundestag and Bundesrat recently came to this decision. This bonus is to be paid in two installments together with the child benefit: families will receive EUR 150 each in September and October this year. The child bonus is not counted towards the basic security payments. It is mainly aimed at helping families with small and medium income. For higher earners, the bonus is offset against the tax-free child allowance. Further information… Read More

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“Baukindergeld” as a subsidy for families

Since autumn 2018, the federal government has launched the “Baukindergeld” (Construction child allowance) subsidy. This child benefit is a state subsidy for families and single parents, which does not need to be repaid. The basic requirement for receiving the money is that the family’s residence has been bought or being built. The purchase contract or building permit must be dated between January 1st and December 31st, 2020. The support is only given to families whose household income does not exceed a certain limit. For a family with one child, this is 90,000 euros. For each additional child, the limit increases… Read More

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On the way to integration

tünews On the way to integration Ute Kaiser   Language, residence, work: These were and still are important issues for refugees. They are main concern of the tünews INTERNATIONAL team as well, already since the first issue in December 2015. Back then, the changes and developments tünews would undergo up until the 150th issue were beyond prediction.   Sprache: Ein Mitarbeiter von tünews besteht die Deutschprüfung für die Universität. Wohnen: Eine Mitarbeiterin und ihre Familie finden trotz der schwierigen Lage auf dem Markt eine Wohnung. Arbeit: Einige Geflüchtete haben eine Ausbildung oder ein Studium begonnen und sich deshalb von tünews… Read More

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