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Mercans is a globally recognized industry leader at the forefront of revolutionizing payroll and Employer of Record (EOR) services.

Our distinguished international presence enables us to offer a comprehensive range of HR solutions through our advanced global payroll platform. With over two decades of expertise in managing payrolls across 160 countries, we provide a secure and centralized platform for overseeing all your HR needs.

Client’s Challenges in Finland

Complex Payroll Legislation
Mercans' solution

Finland has intricate payroll legislation with specific rules and regulations that can be challenging and time-consuming for businesses. Mercans possesses in-depth knowledge of Finnish payroll legislation. Our team of experts stays up to date with the latest regulations, ensuring compliance and providing guidance to clients regarding labor laws, tax requirements, and reporting obligations.

Client’s Challenges in Finland

Acquiring a business ID
Mercans' solution

Mercans can guide companies through the process of acquiring a business ID in Finland. We have experience in navigating the joint company and community information system of PRH and the Tax Administration, ensuring a smooth and timely registration process. Our experts can provide assistance in completing the necessary paperwork and meeting the requirements for registering a new company.

Client’s Challenges in Finland

Workforce Skills and High Labor Costs
Mercans' solution

Finding skilled labor in certain industries or regions of Finland might be a challenge, particularly if specific expertise or language skills are required. Finland also has a high standard of living and relatively high labor costs compared to many other countries. However, our vast network and recruitment expertise connect you to a global talent pool of skilled professionals with the necessary skills. Additionally, we assist businesses in optimizing workforce management to control labor costs and maintain competitiveness in Finland’s high-standard, high-cost environment.

Client’s Challenges in Finland

Notifications to the Tax Administration
Mercans' solution

Mercans can help businesses with the regular notifications required by the Tax Administration in Finland. Our team can assist in compiling and submitting the necessary information on a monthly, quarterly, or annual basis, ensuring compliance with tax reporting obligations. We can also provide guidance on the specific requirements and deadlines for different types of notifications.

Client’s Challenges in Finland

Mercans' solution

Onboarding new employees in Finland requires a written employment contract and the provision of a tax card by the employee. Failure to obtain a tax card may result in the employer withholding 60% of the salary. Mercans provides professional support to companies in Finland during the onboarding process. We specialize in drafting employment contracts that adhere to Finnish labor laws, encompassing essential terms and conditions. Additionally, we offer guidance on the acquisition and management of tax cards for employees, ensuring compliance with tax withholding regulations.

Client’s Challenges in Finland

Integrated Tax and Statutory Insurance Reporting System
Mercans' solution

In Finland, EMP 201 integrates tax authorities and statutory insurance reporting. Employers report earnings by the 5th of the payment day, and insurance offices access income details through a portal. Mercans excels in payroll and tax compliance, ensuring accurate and timely submission of income details, including insurance and contributions, through the required portal.

Client’s Challenges in Finland

Social Security (Health Insurance Contribution):
Mercans' solution

Under the Health Insurance Act, employers must pay health insurance contributions for employees aged 16 to 67 covered by the Finnish social insurance system, regardless of tax withholding. Mercans offers expert assistance to businesses in understanding and managing employee health insurance contributions. We provide guidance on employer obligations and ensure compliance with the Health Insurance Act.

Client’s Challenges in Finland

Collective Bargaining Agreements
Mercans' solution

Mercans can assist businesses in understanding and complying with collective bargaining agreements in Finland. We can help companies navigate the specific terms and conditions regarding wages, working hours, and benefits within their industry or sector. Our experts can provide guidance on ensuring compliance with these agreements to maintain a harmonious employer-employee relationship.

Client’s Challenges in Finland

Registering with the Social Insurance Institution (Kela)
Mercans' solution

In Finland, all residents are covered by Kela, the Social Insurance Institution, for essential social security benefits. While specific registration is not required for individuals, businesses play a vital role in facilitating the reimbursement process for employees’ sick leave, maternity leave, parental leave, and other related benefits. At Mercans, we offer comprehensive support in managing the application and reimbursement procedures with Kela, ensuring that businesses effectively fulfill their obligations in providing social security coverage to their employees.


What we offer in Finland

Global Payroll

Our comprehensive payroll management service provides end-to-end solutions, ensuring efficient handling of all your payroll needs with precision and effectiveness.

Payroll SaaS

Utilizing our native payroll software, you gain complete control over your payroll management process in a seamless and user-friendly manner, streamlining operations and reducing administrative burdens.

PEO Services

Capitalizing on our established legal entity in Finland, we offer expert assistance in employee recruitment, payroll management, tax compliance, benefits administration, insurance coverage, and other associated tasks on your behalf, allowing you to focus on core business operations.

EOR Services

In the absence of a registered entity in Finland our Employer of Record services enable us to effectively manage and remunerate your staff, ensuring compliance, mitigating risks, and taking care of payroll and tax-related obligations, while providing you with peace of mind and efficient workforce management.


Why choose Mercans in Finland

At Mercans, we offer a comprehensive suite of services designed to help your business thrive in Finland. Here are compelling reasons to choose us as your trusted partner:

Local Expertise

Our dedicated team in Finland, fluent in the local language, provides effective communication and invaluable local insights. With experienced professionals available round the clock, we ensure prompt support tailored to your specific needs.

Extensive Experience

With over 20 years in the Finnish payroll and EOR services industry, our in-depth knowledge of local laws and regulations guarantees compliance and safeguards your business operations. Our employment law experts offer invaluable guidance and support.

Premium Support

Enjoy a single point of contact with a dedicated account manager providing personalized support aligned with your unique requirements. We accept payments in any currency, making collaboration hassle-free regardless of your location.


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What you get

Quick Start

Go live in just 24 hours.

Zero paperwork

Stay focused on your core business while we handle all administrative tasks.

24x7 Support

Our Finland team is available round the clock to provide you with continuous support

Total Command

Maintain complete control over your business with our intelligent dashboard, empowering you to stay ahead.


How Mercans' PEO Services Propelled A Client's Global Success #MercansSolves


A multinational client operating in the Technology sector expressed their desire to expand their business into Finland but faced the challenge of not knowing where to begin. Complicated business laws and a limited understanding of the Finnish market further complicated their expansion plans.


The client encountered difficulties with their internal HR team in managing recruitment drives and other HR services. Additionally, they required local support within Finland to facilitate their business operations effectively.

Mercans’ Solution

Mercans stepped in and offered their PEO services, becoming the appointed PEO partner for the client in Finland. Leveraging their expertise, Mercans quickly filled senior roles and efficiently mobilized candidates as per the client’s requirements. The talents were hired and deployed to the desired locations, all while being remotely managed by Mercans’ experts.


With Mercans’ support, the client successfully scaled their core business operations in Finland. Recognizing Mercans’ competence and dedication, the client extended their contract to include 3 other neighboring countries. Furthermore, they recently signed terms for another European country, solidifying the trust and partnership between the client and Mercans.


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