Contributions and certificates

TyEL contribution 2018

You may pay the TyEL contributions in accordance with the estimated provisional payroll or monthly earnings notifications.

The basic TyEL contribution is 25.30% of the employees’ wages and salary.

Employee’s contribution:

  • 17-52 years of age: 6.35% of wages and salary
  • 53-62 years of age: 7.85% of wages and salary
  • 63-67 years of age: 6.35% of wages and salary

You withhold the employee's pension contribution from the employee's salary and pay the entire earnings-related pension contribution to the pension insurance company.

Key contribution percentages and limits 

Contribution table

Payment of insurance contributions during the Incomes Register period

As of 1 January 2019, during the Incomes Register period, there will be two ways to pay insurance contributions: immediate invoice and consolidated invoice.

Immediate invoice Consolidated invoice

We will send the insurance invoice immediately when we receive the payroll information. See example.

We will send the insurance invoice once a month for payroll information reported during a one-month period. See example.

This is a good option if salaries are paid once a month.

This is the most sensible option if salaries are paid several times during one month.

Viewing and changing the invoicing method

You can view and change the default invoicing method chosen for the company in our eServices. We recommend selecting the invoicing method according to the number of times salaries are paid within a one-month period. We also recommend e-invoicing.

Additional information about TyEL insurance contributions during the Incomes Register period is also presented in a video (16 min, in Finnish).

View or change invoicing method in our eServices

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