AHV and IV pension increase
On 21 September 2018, the Federal Council decided to increase AHV and IV pensions from 1 January 2019. A review is conducted every two years to determine based on the pension index (a hybrid index of wages of prices) if any changes are needed. The AHV pension serves as a basis for many threshold values in the Swiss social insurance system. Below is an overview of the changes and their impact.