Self employment in Finland is not easy, but it can be Eezy

Why choose Eezy?

Easier than a company of your own

You can bill your work without a company of your own, by using Eezy online service. Eezy enables you to work independently and without the obligations of an entrepreneur. You will not need bookkeeping, nor year-end closing of the books. Working through Eezy makes it possible to concentrate on marketing and doing what you are best at.

Own company

Eezy

1Establishing a business, trade registration notification, adn business identification number
required
Starting a business requires the owner to register a business name or to establish a company.
not required
You do not need a commercial name or to establish a company. You can operate using your own name or under a name you choose for marketing purposes.
Starting a business requires the owner to register a business name or to establish a company.
You do not need a commercial name or to establish a company. You can operate using your own name or under a name you choose for marketing purposes.
2VAT and tax prepayment registration
required
Workig as an entrepreneur typically requires VAT registration and tax prepayment registration
not required
You do not need VAT or tax prepayment registration.
Workig as an entrepreneur typically requires VAT registration and tax prepayment registration
You do not need VAT or tax prepayment registration.
3Pre-tax application from tax authorities
required
The business owner must estimate their anticipated earnings, from which the tax authorities will determine the appropriate deductions. Taxes are due, for example, monthly.
not required
You do not need pre-tax authorization. We pay your income as a salary, and submit the corresponding taxes based on your tax card status.
The business owner must estimate their anticipated earnings, from which the tax authorities will determine the appropriate deductions. Taxes are due, for example, monthly.
You do not need pre-tax authorization. We pay your income as a salary, and submit the corresponding taxes based on your tax card status.
4Entrepreneur's pension insurance
required
The business owner must have pension insurance if their earnings are above 7.303,99€/year. Pension insurance contribution is 22,5% of earnings, for which there is a 22% discount for start-up businesses.
depends
YEL-insurance is mandatory if certain requirements are fulfilled. You can authorize Eezy to acquire the pension insurance on your behalf.
The business owner must have pension insurance if their earnings are above 7.303,99€/year. Pension insurance contribution is 22,5% of earnings, for which there is a 22% discount for start-up businesses.
YEL-insurance is mandatory if certain requirements are fulfilled. You can authorize Eezy to acquire the pension insurance on your behalf.
5Accident insurance
provide your own
Accident insurance is not required, but coverage is advisable.
automatic
You will be insured with your rightful accident insurance.
Accident insurance is not required, but coverage is advisable.
You will be insured with your rightful accident insurance.
6Liability insurance
provide your own
Liability insurance is not required, but it is recommended in order to reduce financial risk. Many business sectors require contractor liability insurance.
automatic
Eezy operates with a comprehensive 1-million-euro liability insurance plan, which is provided at no additional charge. Our liability insurance does not cover consulting and planning work, though you can obtain so-called consulting insurance from Eezy for an additional fee.
Liability insurance is not required, but it is recommended in order to reduce financial risk. Many business sectors require contractor liability insurance.
Eezy operates with a comprehensive 1-million-euro liability insurance plan, which is provided at no additional charge. Our liability insurance does not cover consulting and planning work, though you can obtain so-called consulting insurance from Eezy for an additional fee.
7Bookkeeping, year-end closing of the books
required
Business owners are always required to maintain their accounts. You can do it yourself, but in most cases it is handled by an accounting firm.
not required
You do not need to do bookkeeping, nor do you need to handle the year-end closing of the books.
Business owners are always required to maintain their accounts. You can do it yourself, but in most cases it is handled by an accounting firm.
You do not need to do bookkeeping, nor do you need to handle the year-end closing of the books.
8VAT calculation and payment
to be done by business owner
Business owners calculate VAT and submit payment. You can do this yourself, but in most cases it is handled by an accounting firm.
we take care of this
You do not need to calculate VAT, nor report it to the tax authorities. We calculate the taxes and pay the tax authorities based on your billings.
Business owners calculate VAT and submit payment. You can do this yourself, but in most cases it is handled by an accounting firm.
You do not need to calculate VAT, nor report it to the tax authorities. We calculate the taxes and pay the tax authorities based on your billings.
9Entrepreneur's income tax filing
to be done by business owner
The business owner does this yearly, based on their tax report, bookkeeping, and year-end closing-of-the-books.
not required
You do not need to do your income tax filing, as Eezy pays for your work activity as a normal salary.
The business owner does this yearly, based on their tax report, bookkeeping, and year-end closing-of-the-books.
You do not need to do your income tax filing, as Eezy pays for your work activity as a normal salary.
10Other paperwork
to be done by business owner
Bookkeeping may be outsourced to an accounting firm. Regardless, the business owner will have to do paperwork.
none
Through Eezy, you do not have additional paperwork, nor other business-related obligations.
Bookkeeping may be outsourced to an accounting firm. Regardless, the business owner will have to do paperwork.
Through Eezy, you do not have additional paperwork, nor other business-related obligations.
11Preparing and submission of invoices
to be done by business owner
The business owner typically handles this, often with the help of an invoicing program.
we take care of this
Billing through Eezy's versatile extranet software is easy to use. You choose whether your bills are sent as paper invoices, through email, or via an online notice. You have access to a helpful customer registry for sending invoices. You may also, if necessary, submit a credit invoice to a customer. You can follow the billing process on Eezy extranet in real time.
The business owner typically handles this, often with the help of an invoicing program.
Billing through Eezy's versatile extranet software is easy to use. You choose whether your bills are sent as paper invoices, through email, or via an online notice. You have access to a helpful customer registry for sending invoices. You may also, if necessary, submit a credit invoice to a customer. You can follow the billing process on Eezy extranet in real time.
12Bill collection
to be done by business owner
The business owner typically submits the unpaid balance to a collection agency.
we take care of this
You can send cusotmers payment reminders through the extranet system. If necessary, you can submit the bill to our collection agency, for which there is no charge.
The business owner typically submits the unpaid balance to a collection agency.
You can send cusotmers payment reminders through the extranet system. If necessary, you can submit the bill to our collection agency, for which there is no charge.
13Possibility of immediate payment
typically not possible
Customers generally have 7-30 days to remit payment.
possible
You can get your salary income the same day your invoice is sent with the EezyExpress service.
Customers generally have 7-30 days to remit payment.
You can get your salary income the same day your invoice is sent with the EezyExpress service.
14Help with your questions
typically not possible
Entrepreneur usually has to find sources for information by themselves.
always
When you work through Eezy, you will always have our help available. We answer your questions through phone, chat or email. You can always also reserve time for personal meeting at our office.
Entrepreneur usually has to find sources for information by themselves.
When you work through Eezy, you will always have our help available. We answer your questions through phone, chat or email. You can always also reserve time for personal meeting at our office.
15Marketing
own web page
Entrepreneurs may market their services, such as with their own web site. It may be difficult, however, to obtain regular site visitors without any advertising.
Jobit
AS an Eezy user, you can open a page on our Jobit site. We advertise Jobit, as well as Jobit business types. By creating your own user profile you can reach more customers than if simply hosting your own site. You may also host your own site and direct Jobit visitors to it. On the Jobit website you will also find announcements for work opportunities.
Entrepreneurs may market their services, such as with their own web site. It may be difficult, however, to obtain regular site visitors without any advertising.
AS an Eezy user, you can open a page on our Jobit site. We advertise Jobit, as well as Jobit business types. By creating your own user profile you can reach more customers than if simply hosting your own site. You may also host your own site and direct Jobit visitors to it. On the Jobit website you will also find announcements for work opportunities.