20.12.2018 Taxation of benefits

Tax card and taxation of benefits paid by the Fund in 2019

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18.12.2018 The effect of part-time or occational work on the unemployment allowance will change starting from 1 April 2019

After the amendment, the salary earned will be taken into the consideration on adjusted earnings-related allowance only after it has been paid.

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18.12.2018 Short-term studies easier for unemployed persons

The Parliament of Finland has passed a new law to facilitate short-term studies for unemployed persons from 1 January 2019 onwards. Studies of up to six months may be begun without needing an assessment of whether the studies are part-time or full-time or whether the person has a need for the studies. With the new law, short-term and part-time studies will also count toward the activity requirement in the active model.

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11.10.2018 Earnings-related unemployment allowance will be determined based on the Incomes Register in 2020 the earliest

All wages paid and tax-exempt reimbursements of travel expenses will be reported to the Incomes Register starting from 1 January 2019. However, unemployment funds will get an access to the Incomes Register in the beginning of the next year. For this reason, people who get unemployed will still have to provide unemployment funds with a salary certificate in order for an unemployment fund to be able to determine the amount of earnings-related unemployment allowance.

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30.07.2018 Work after unemployment period

During August, many of our members start working after the summertime unemployment period.

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06.04.2018 Attachments of your application

Four-point checklist

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13.02.2018 Easy steps to earnings-related allowance before the winter holiday – what, how and when?

Does your contract include a clause on an unpaid period when your workplace is closed for the winter holiday?

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03.01.2018 Taxation of benefits

Tax card and taxation of benefits paid by the fund in 2018

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