Benefits and the withholding percentages used by Kela
Kela will receive your tax card information directly from the Tax Administration (basic tax card you received by post from the Tax Administration at the turn of the year).
If you do not request a new tax card and submit it to Kela after you start receiving benefits, Kela will withhold tax from the benefits in accordance with the basic tax card or by using a formula-based rate, if the tax rate on the tax card is lower.
Kela will thus use the tax rate applied to wages. However, the rates applied will not be lower than the following withholding rates:
|at least 25 %