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Finnish pension system in a nutshell
Finland has one of the best pension systems in the world - and that’s a fact. But if you’re starting a business in Finland, you might be wondering why it’s mandatory for entrepreneurs to take out pension insurance. Or for employers to get pension insurance for their employees? We are here to help you!Finnish pension system in a nutshell
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Ilmarinen will increase contacts with new entrepreneurs when processing YEL applications to set the right level of YEL incomeIlmarinen’s goal is to improve the pension security of its self-employed customers. Self-employed persons deserve the same level of pension and social security as employees right from the start of their career as entrepreneurs. The best way for self-employed persons to ensure their continuous security is to maintain the right level of income under their YEL insurance. YEL insurance is a self-employed person’s most important insurance, because the YEL income is the basis for an entrepreneur’s pension and social security.Ilmarinen will increase contacts with new entrepreneurs when processing YEL applications to set the right level of YEL income
Earnings-related pension insurance contributions for 2022 confirmedThe Ministry for Social Affairs and Health has confirmed the earnings-related pension insurance contributions for 2022. The TyEL basic contribution will be 25.85 per cent of the payroll in 2022. For the majority of customers, this is an important percentage as Ilmarinen uses it to invoice customers each month based on the salaries they have reported.Earnings-related pension insurance contributions for 2022 confirmed
What every entrepreneur should know about YEL insuranceAre you an entrepreneur? How well do you know your most important insurance? Below you’ll find seven things every entrepreneur should know about the self-employed person’s pension insurance, also known as YEL insuranceWhat every entrepreneur should know about YEL insurance
We invest in a sustainable future – the Ilmarinen Climate Roadmap defines our path to net zero carbon pension assetsClimate change poses a risk also to future pensions in Finland. Ilmarinen manages the risks brought about by climate change by seeking to achieve carbon neutrality in the investment of pension assets by the end of 2035. The new Climate Roadmap describes the interim targets, actions and tools to reach the net zero carbon goal.We invest in a sustainable future – the Ilmarinen Climate Roadmap defines our path to net zero carbon pension assets
Ilmarinen’s Interim Report 1 January to 30 September 2021: Return on investments was 10.5 per cent, solvency capital strengthened to EUR 15.4 billionThe return on Ilmarinen’s investment portfolio rose to 10.5 (1.1) per cent, or EUR 5.6 billion, thanks to the strong performance of the equity markets. The market value of investments grew to EUR 58.4 (53.3) billion. The long-term average return on investments was 6.1 per cent. This corresponds to an annual real return of 4.6 per cent.Ilmarinen’s Interim Report 1 January to 30 September 2021: Return on investments was 10.5 per cent, solvency capital strengthened to EUR 15.4 billion
What employers should know about 2022 earnings-related pension contributions?The average level of earnings-related pension contributions will rise 0.45 percentage points in 2022. The need for the increase was agreed on earlier when reductions were made to TyEL contributions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Client bonuses, in turn, will return to their previous level. The pension insurance companies’ application concerning actuarial principles has been sent to the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health for ratification, and the Ministry will confirm the percentages in November.What employers should know about 2022 earnings-related pension contributions?
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- Ilmarinen’s administrative cost will decrease 20% in 2024 – As our customer, you benefit right away!
- Employer, self-employed person, pensioner – 2024 earnings-related pension index and wage coefficient confirmed
- Ilmarinen’s return on investments 3.3 per cent – employment weakening
- Earnings-related pension insurance contributions for 2024 confirmed