True friend for startups

Thinking of doing business in Finland? The Tax Administration provides startup companies with advice on tricky tax matters free of charge. 

Annual information returns

Submit your annual information return to the Tax Administration by 31 January 2020.

The previous requirement is no longer in force for the 2019 year of payment to submit a separate “employer payroll report”.

Tax prepayment

You can request and make an additional prepayment for one month after the end of your tax year without having to pay late-payment interest with relief.

Processing times for returns and applications

Processing time refers to the time that starts when a return or an application arrives at the Tax Administration.

New business

Are you starting up a new company in Finland? Follow our simple step-by-step instructions to ensure that all necessary details have been taken into account.

Being an employer

If your company has employees in Finland, you must register as an employer and follow certain obligations, such as withholding tax on wages.