The German salary system is well-regulated to guarantee transparency, accuracy, and compliance with legal requirements. Employers are often responsible for accurately calculating and processing employee salaries according to German labor laws and contractual conditions.
Employees in Germany usually receive their salaries every month. The employers must provide their employees with detailed pay slips containing the various salary components, tax deductions, social security contributions, and other additional payments. They deduct some mandatory deductions such as income tax, social security contributions, health insurance contributions, and pension contributions directly from employees' salaries and pay them to the competent authorities.