Many thanks for the reference and the presentation to Godelef Kühl from EO Germany.
In the course of combating the economic consequences of the Corona crisis, affected companies are allowed to apply for a deferral of social security contributions. Please observe the formal requirements regarding the deadline. The application for March and April must be submitted by 26 March at the latest (incl.).
The application should be sent to the health insurance companies of the employed employees. The application is usually sent by fax, some health insurance companies also allow e-mail.
Here is a template for the application:
Deferral of social security contributions
Announcement of the GKV of 24.03.2020Employer No.
our company is registered with your health insurance company under the company number _______
Due to the economic upheaval caused by the Corona crisis, we are suffering from considerable loss of income and are unfortunately not in a position to pay the social insurance contributions on time.
We therefore request the deferment and suspension of the enforcement of the contributions in accordance with § 76 SGB IV for March and April 2020 until further notice. Please do not make any due direct debits (termination of the SEPA mandate). In addition, I ask you to refrain from charging interest and late fees, as envisaged by the Federal Government.
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