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Illegal employment seen in more and more sectors in Finland ›

26.2.2024 European Migration Network

The number of foreign companies and employees has increased in Finland in recent years, and the role of employees coming from non-EU countries has especially grown. New EMN study reviews illegal employment in Finland.

Finland updates risk assessment of money laundering and terrorist financing ›

8.2.2024 The Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of the Interior

Unofficial international money remittances involve a very high risk of money laundering and terrorist financing. The Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of the Interior have also updated the risk assessment’s action plan for this and next year.

A tax gap of a hundred million from non-registration business activities ›

15.1.2024 Tax Administration

The number of Finnish companies engaged in business activities outside the Finnish Tax Administration’s registers is now estimated for the first time in Finland. It is estimated that there are 5,300–7,400 Finnish companies carrying out business activities outside registers.

The big picture of the grey economy and economic crime

The website on the grey economy and economic crime www.grey-economy-crime.fi provides summarised information on the grey economy and economic crime in Finland. The website is maintained through the cooperation of the authorities engaged in combating the grey economy. Further information on the authorities is available under the section About this website.

The website will support the decision-making of authorities and political decision-makers. The information it provides will enhance society’s capabilities to react rapidly to the phenomena and harm associated with the grey economy and economic crime. In addition, the website will provide companies and citizens with information on how to act or protect themselves against such harm.

The big picture is a combination of various aspects

The website provides an overview of the topical phenomena of the grey economy and economic crime comprising the observations of a number of different authorities. In addition, the website offers both domestic and international estimates on the scope and amount of the grey economy and economic crime. The website also provides information on the impact of action taken to prevent the grey economy and economic crime based on the statistics of authorities, including company audits and their results. The website also follows the progress of various projects included in the operational programme concerning the grey economy and economic crime.