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The average German Pension Refund is €3032

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German Pension Refunds (Rentenversicherung)

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If you're a resident of a non-European Union country and have worked in Germany, you may have paid into a pension fund. Pension Insurance Contributions (Rentenversicherung) in Germany are usually 9.75% of your salary.

Once you have been out of Germany for at least two years, we can apply to get all your pension payments refunded. customers get an average pension insurance refund of €3032 from Germany.

To be eligible to claim a German pension refund, you must be a resident of a non-EU country (excluding Turkey, Israel and the former Yugoslavian states) and you must have paid contributions into the German Pension Fund for less than 60 months (5 years).

We can apply for unclaimed German pension refunds for as far back as 1994 so it can be very lucrative.

In addition to your pension refund, we can also provide your German income tax refund

The average German tax refund is €1020. The amount you get back depends on a number of factors such as what type of job you worked at, how long you were in Germany and how much tax you paid. When you apply for a German tax refund, we will look at your individual circumstances to find out how much you’re owed. Find out more about claiming a tax refund from Germany here.
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Useful German Pension Facts

  • If you worked in Germany after 1994 and have been out of the country for more than two years, you are eligible to claim your pension refund.
  • The average German pension refund we get for our clients is €3032.
  • Once your application has been lodged, it takes about six months to process.
  • Once we get your documents, it takes us just a couple of days to prepare your German Pension Application.

We provide tax refunds from 13 different countries

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If you’ve worked in any other countries, we can also help you get a tax refund from there. We provide tax refunds from 13 different countries including Australia, Ireland, the US, New Zealand and Canada. Whether you spent a gap year overseas as a student or worked abroad, we can check out what you’re owed for free. Boost your savings by applying for another tax refund today. Find out more about the tax refunds we provide here.

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    straight forward and very efficent service

    12 March 2018

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    Easy and very efficient. I went to ask about the status of my refund (Tax and superannuation) on the live chat many times and people were extremely quick, efficient and nice.They were always sending me updateds about everything. Reminding me about forgotten documents, answering to every of my question and quickly replying to my emails. So much patience and help. The process went smoothly.

    09 March 2018

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    It was great to get my tax return alot of people don't realise that they could get money back I'm so glad I did

    08 March 2018

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    The service was great overall. All of the agents who contacted me were really helpful. Thanks to Ceylan, Emel and Aleksandr for their good manners and helpful approach.

    05 March 2018

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    If you need any help be it by email or phone always got a rely.

    01 March 2018

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    Big thanks to Shane Finn to called me anytime I had questions and was very helpful

    01 March 2018

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    Very responsive to my emails and questions. My online tracker login never worked, however, I never needed to use it. Good value for money and happy with the service. I did have a lot of forms to fill out but work it in the end when you get your money back

    28 February 2018

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    its friendly and fast

    27 February 2018

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    Helpful...profesional..and vrey friendly

    27 February 2018

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    My agent, Romulo Albares, was very patient and professional throughout the whole process. I'm not a tax expert and I had already come back to Brazil after living in the US for a year, so getting straight with the IRS was a big concern of mine. On top of getting straight with the IRS, so I don't have problems with the US Government, I got a good tax return money, which is very nice.

    26 February 2018

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    Friendly people dealing with my refund.

    24 February 2018

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    I really liked the service. Good job guys!

    23 February 2018

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