Hartz 4 bonus will be paid out shortly: when will the money be in my account?
Created: 06/29/2022, 11:43 am
By: Jasmin Pospiech
As a result of the corona and Ukraine crises, everyday costs are increasing.
This is particularly hard on low-income people.
Now there is a subsidy.
and food prices are
currently rising rapidly.
Food, petrol, heating and electricity costs are becoming more and more expensive.
Consumers are already feeling the price increases in everyday life.
Saving is the order of the day for many.
This is particularly true for
low earners and people
on low incomes .
For this reason, the federal government has decided on a
relief package for 2022
Including a measure that Hartz IV recipients should be happy about.
Hartz 4 bonus will be paid out shortly: When will the money end up in my account?
recipients of social benefits
, i.e. those who receive unemployment benefit II, basic security or social assistance, also receive a Corona subsidy.
A bonus of around 100 euros was originally decided, and it was doubled at the end of March.
one-off payment is 200 euros.
This means that social benefit recipients receive the Corona subsidy from the state in addition to their Hartz IV standard rate.
Relief package 2022: surcharge for Hartz IV. In the picture: Christian Lindner (43, FDP).
© Jens Kalaene/Olivier Matthys/dpa/imago/Montage
Federal Minister of Labor Hubertus Heil (49, SPD) justifies this decision as follows: “The
effects of the pandemic and the rising cost of living
are hitting people who are dependent on state support particularly hard.
We are therefore increasing the one-off payments for everyone who receives benefits from the social security systems to 200 euros to support people in this difficult situation.”
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Hartz 4 bonus will be paid out shortly: there will be money from July
According to the Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, recipients of social benefits should
already receive the
Hartz IV bonus
in July 2022
When exactly is not known.
People who receive unemployment benefit I will also receive a special bonus of 100 euros in July as part of the 2022 relief package.
In principle, according to the draft law, all those “who are entitled to unemployment benefit for at least one day in July 2022” are entitled.
The federal government's relief package contains other measures in the form of grants and bonuses for citizens.
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The 9-euro ticket for buses and trains has been available since June 1st and is valid for three months.
In addition, the federal government has introduced a children's bonus and a tank discount.
In addition, an energy flat rate of 300 euros for all employees subject to income tax is intended to at least partially offset the rising energy prices in Germany.
Finally, Chancellor Olaf Scholz (64, SPD) wants to pass on a one-off payment from employers to employees to compensate for inflation.