Social security for independent artists and writers : Artists’ Social Insurance Fund (KSK)

Where
Allemagne
When
2016
Who
German Pension Insurance and Artists’ Social Insurance Fund
Objectifs clefs de la mesure:
Stabilisation of artists’ social insurance through stabilisation of the artists’ social insurance contribution rate and establishment of fairness in contribution rates.
Périmètre de la mesure:
Local, Regional, National
Nature de la mesure:
legislative, regulatory, financial
Résultats attendus de la mise en œuvre de la mesure:
- Every employer is involved with the artists’ social insurance contribution rate through auditing by the German Pension Insurance - Stable contribution rate and greater fairness in contribution rates among utilising companies are established
Ressources financières allouées à la mise en œuvre de la mesure:
Funding structure similar to that of employees: 50 per cent of contributions paid by insured person, the other half funded through a federal subsidy (20 per cent) and through the artists’ social insurance contribution rate of companies (30 per cent) that use artists’ and writers’ services. More information: http://www.bmas.de/DE/Themen/Soziale-Sicherung/Kuenstlersozialversicherung/kuenstlersozialversicherung.html
Principales conclusions de la mise en oeuvre de la mesure:
Through the 2016 regulation on artists’ social insurance contribution rates, the artists’ social insurance contribution rate for the 2016 calendar year was set at 5.2 per cent. It thereby remains stable for the third year in a row following 2014 and 2015.
Objectif(s) de la Convention 2005 de l'UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain
Cultural Value Chain
Création
Production
Distribution
Participation