Vot seniors actually live the dream of retiring under palm trees – and move again when they get older. Your German pension will go abroad with you, no problem at first. According to its own information, the German Pension Insurance (DRV) transfers money to around 1.8 million pensioners in 150 countries around the world. Christina Georgiadis, spokeswoman for the United Income Tax Aid, warns that if foreign pensioners then slouch with their tax obligations.
The German tax authorities cannot be shaken off, not even in the jungle of Thailand. WELT explains what foreign retirees can do. One trick in particular often saves a lot of money.