Earnings-related allowance and tax card

Earnings-related allowance is taxable income. As an allowance recipient, we recommend that you apply for a revised tax card for a benefit for the taxation of your earnings-related allowance.

What to do if you are laid off due to the coronavirus

In principle, you are paid either a salary or sickness allowance for the period of illness, and sickness allowance on account of an infectious disease for the period of quarantine. Temporary lay-offs may also be possible as a result of the coronavirus.