Changes in social security insurance as of 1 January 2021

In order to finance paternity leave, the EO contribution rate will be increased from 0.45% to 0.5% as of 1 January 2021. This affects both employers and employees.


As a result of this increase, the total AHV/IV/EO contribution rate will rise from 10.55% to 10.60%.  Employers and employees will now pay 5.3% each (previously 5.275% each). Do not forget the adjustments in the payroll accounting.


At the beginning of 2021, the AHV retirement pensions are increased, there are changes in the 2nd pillar and also the maximum amount of the pillar 3a increases. Check our overview for the exact details. Social insurance - contributions and benefits 2021. 




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Kathrin Kühn 4 December 2020


Keywords: EO contribution, social security insurance