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While the Autofestival is being prepared in the various car dealerships and garages in Luxembourg, Sophie and Marc are asking themselves 1001 questions! Which…
Before starting your career, your daily life was taken up by studies. You now have many years ahead that will be shaped by your career. Then, at the end of your working life, retirement will naturally follow. Welcome to the future!
Because, logically, the earlier you start building your savings, the more substantial the amount of your savings will be. Therefore, everything you set aside up until then will mean that you receive more each month in addition to the amount provided by the pension fund (statutory retirement pension). So you can enjoy relaxing, travel and other leisure activities!
While you are working today, you are able to contribute to the pension fund for your future retirement (statutory retirement pension). However, how can you be sure that your contributions will be enough to meet your needs when it’s time to retire?
Have you filed your first tax return yet? It’s important to remember that when you take out a private pension scheme with your bank, you receive tax benefits on your annual tax return. You are a winner now and later!
In your special expenses, for instance, you can deduct up to a maximum of €3,200 per year from your taxable income. That may seem like a small amount, but calculate it over 20, 30 or 40 years (x20, x30, or x40 😉) and you will realise it represents a significant tax rebate!
And because a picture is worth more than 1,000 words, here is an illustration of how much you stand to gain 😉: