The financial sector and taxation
Current issues in the financial sector
The tax administration reminds the participants in the process of taxing non-cash dividend of the guidance given in summer 2019.
February: a live event to be organised for issuers
On February 5th 2020, we will be organising a live event at our office in Helsinki on the legislative change, targeted at issuers, i.e. for dividend-paying companies. The event will include information on the legislative change from the perspective of the issuer, and participants representing corporate entities will have the chance to make comments and to bring up questions related to the legislative change. Please note the event will be held in Finnish.
- The government proposal to amend tax legislation, including the Act on the Taxation of Nonresidents' Income, has passed in the Parliament of Finland
Newsletter for the financial sector
The newsletter includes information on current tax matters and upcoming legislative changes relevant for businesses operating in the financial sector. The newsletter is published in Finnish, Swedish and English.
Legislative change and nominee registered shares
- The content and status of the proposal - only available in Finnish (Ministry of Finance)
- For more information, please contact: financialsector(a)vero.fi
Find out how different actors in the financial sector are defined with respect to taxation and depending on the context.
Learn more about nominee-registered shares, tax-at-source, annual information returns, etc.
The legislative change will impact the taxation and taxation procedure of dividends paid to nominee-registered shares.
Holder of a custodial nominee account? Register into the foreign custodian register.
Insurance business running companies and insurance providers, both Finnish and foreign companies located in the EEA, are usually obliged to report and to pay insurance premium taxes in Finland.
The site is currently being updated. More information will be added on the following areas: tax on insurance premiums and income taxation.