Care home manager emptied clients' accountsLocal News
- Agency apologizes to early pensionersLocal News
- What will the year 2017 bring us? From broken teeth to fishingLocal NewsWhat will the year 2017 bring us? Besides increased excises, the coming year will bring Estonia’s residents new subsidies – for example, it is likely that more people will visit dentists in 2017, because a small compensation will be paid to adults as well. Postimees reviews the most significant law amendments.
- Estonian govt decides to peg retirement age to life expectancy from 2027Local News
- Study: the elderly see no point in saving moneyEconomy
- Editorial: inclination and abilityOpinion
- New taxes sought to fill health insurance holeEconomy
- Editorial: hiring people with reduced work capacity is step in right directionOpinion
- How to become master of your pension fund?EconomyTõnu Pekk, a founder and board member of commercial association Tuleva says they hope to get documents in order by end of summer, and as soon as €3m is collected from members, application will be files at Financial Supervision Authority to create a new pension fund with low managing costs. For starters, members of the association need to pay €100, and €1,000 more afterwards.
- He worked for years at other end of Estonia. Never knew itLocal News
- LHV aiming at pensions market topEconomy
- The state to again alter pension systemEconomyAfter every five years the state analyses if our pension system is financially and socially sustainable. Again, a fresh related report is being prepared. What's more: in its action programme, the government has promised to consider introducing flexible retirement age and faster rise of base amount of pensions – a task which the ministries have indeed been performing this past year both by meeting interest groups and analyzing Excel tables.
- Flexibility planned for second pillar pension benefitsEconomy
- Ignorant Estonians leave Australia without thousands of dollarsEstonian news
- Ill and indifferent, Estonia’s educated elderly keep on workingLocal News
- Big pension funds regain market shareEconomy
- Expert: Estonian pension system is excellentEconomy
- Rouble wreckage to also pinch pensioners in EstoniaLocal News
- Move to Finland cuts quarter off pensionLocal News
- Fresh lake air ineffective against incapacity to workLocal News
- Pensions: sheepwalking towards barren pasturesLocal News«Only thanks to our decision to increase pensions by five percent during the crisis, has cohesion been preserved in our society,» Prime Minister Andrus Ansip proclaimed just before the last Riigikogu elections. «Pensions will definitely rise the next year as well!» Again, Reform Party took a solid victory at the elections.
- Tax exemption for pensions to rise from EUR 336 to 354 a month in EstoniaEconomyThe Estonian government has decided that the nearly 6 percent pension rise planned for the next year has to be supported by an increase also in income tax exemption for pensions, which means that pensioners will be entitled to tax-exempt income of 4,248 euros per year or 354 euros per month next year.
- Avg old age pension in Estonia was EUR 331 in Q2Economy