PabloSmith wrote:My wife and I are both retired residents, House is in joint names, I wouldn't like to guess what the value of the property is in the current market but would guess somewhere between 500 - 600 k Euros. Fortunately our savings and income from pensions come nowhere near the threshold.
Based on what information you have told us, you are nowhere near the limits so don't worry. The threshold are a lot higher than they were in 2008 and are only estimated around 160'000 of the 'Super-rich'. Unless that is a lable you would attach to yourself I would relax.