Public Broadcasting Tax

Public Broadcasting Tax for individual taxpayers

Public Broadcasting Tax is 2.5% of the part of your total earned income and capital income that goes over €14,000. Maximum tax is €163. This is a personal type of tax, included in the withholding rate or prepayment rate printed on the tax card.

The tax is not collected if:

  • your combined earned income and capital income are €14,000 or below
  • you are under 18 years of age
  • your domicile is Åland Islands.

Public Broadcasting Tax table 2018

Annual gross income, including both earned and capital income, € Amount of Public Broadcasting Tax, €

14,000 (income from pension and daily allowance)

14,750 (wage income)

0

 

16,000

50

18,000

100

20,000

150

20,520

163

In 2016 and 2017, the rate of Public Broadcasting Tax was 0.68% of an individual’s combined earned income and capital income. However, the payable amount could not go over €143 a year. If the amount was under €70, individual taxpayers did not need to pay the tax at all.

  • Read more about Yle, the Finnish Broadcasting Company, and the Public Broadcasting Tax: www.yle.fi

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