How Germany plans to increase child benefits and provide tax relief

How Germany plans to increase child benefits and provide tax relief

Germany's governing coalition has agreed to increase child benefits (Kindergeld) and offer tax relief. Here's what you need to know.

Explained: Why are Hartz IV benefits so controversial in Germany?
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Explained: Why are Hartz IV benefits so controversial in Germany?

Kindergeld: What you need to know about Germany’s child support payments
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Kindergeld: What you need to know about Germany’s child support payments

How the Greens co-leader wants to ditch Germany’s controversial benefits system Hartz IV

How the Greens co-leader wants to ditch Germany’s controversial benefits system Hartz IV

Call for law change as number of children abroad receiving benefits rises

Call for law change as number of children abroad receiving benefits rises

10 golden rules to know if you lose your job in Germany
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10 golden rules to know if you lose your job in Germany

How Germany’s plan to limit welfare could affect you

How Germany’s plan to limit welfare could affect you

Germany closer to blocking EU citizens’ ‘welfare tourism’

Germany closer to blocking EU citizens’ ‘welfare tourism’

Every third child in Berlin now dependent on welfare

Every third child in Berlin now dependent on welfare

Germany can withhold welfare from foreigners: EU court

Germany can withhold welfare from foreigners: EU court

Germany takes refugees’ valuables ‘to pay for their stay’

Germany takes refugees’ valuables ‘to pay for their stay’

1 in 3 jobseekers ‘can’t afford enough food’

1 in 3 jobseekers ‘can’t afford enough food’

Germany can stop cash for jobless EU migrants

Germany can stop cash for jobless EU migrants

Poorest kids ‘behind before starting school’

Poorest kids ‘behind before starting school’

Germany still paying for crisis fallout

Germany still paying for crisis fallout

Sharp rise in EU jobless in Germany

Sharp rise in EU jobless in Germany

Should we all get €12,000 a year?

Should we all get €12,000 a year?

Germany plans to ban EU benefit fraudsters

Germany plans to ban EU benefit fraudsters

‘Germany can deny foreigners benefits’

‘Germany can deny foreigners benefits’

Court grants EU migrants German jobless benefits

Court grants EU migrants German jobless benefits

Thousands from US and UK on German benefits

Thousands from US and UK on German benefits

Troops show growing discontent amid reforms

Troops show growing discontent amid reforms

Do benefits harm the unemployed?

Do benefits harm the unemployed?

Record number of Germans work two jobs

Record number of Germans work two jobs

Man must sell antique coins to repay benefits

Man must sell antique coins to repay benefits

MPs push for end to pension guarantee

MPs push for end to pension guarantee

Family minister’s nursing care proposal assailed

Family minister’s nursing care proposal assailed