10.14.8.10 Rate Calculation Background - Agreement with Germany

Basis for calculation process

Article 8 of the Agreement with Germany, when read with the social security law, determines the rate of Australian benefit payable under the Agreement. There are 2 different methods of calculating the rate:

  • the proportional rate (outside Australia) (10.1.9.20), and
  • the direct deduction rate (inside Australia) (10.1.9.60).

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 14 Germany

Last reviewed: 9 November 2015