Contributions to GESY are mandatory. The amounts of contributions are presented in the table (as of October 2022):

Contributors Categories Contribution  Explanation
Employees (Public and
Private Sector)
2,65% On their salaries
Employers (Including the State as an Employer) 2,90% On the salaries of every person employed by them
Self-employed 4,00% On their remuneration
Pensioners 2,65% On their pension
Income earners (e.g. rent, interest, dividends) 2,65% On their income

The maximum amount paid per person per year is € 180,000.