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