Business in Finland

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If you are interested in starting a company in Finland, this article will tell you about how to set up a company, recruitment, sales and running a business.

The links on this page are useful for companies wanting to access the Finnish market. At the end of the article there is information for Finnish companies that are planning to do business abroad or expand to other Nordic countries.

You can read more about the rules on starting a business in another EU or EEA country on the Your Europe portal. The Enterprise Europe Network is a network of experts to help you with your questions about European markets.

    Setting up a company in Finland

    You can find extensive information on how to set up a company in Finland on the service and on the Suomen Yrittäjät website. You can also get business advice free of charge from the Finnish Enterprise Agencies.

      Business obligations in Finland

      Foreign companies operating in Finland can have many obligations, such as tax and employer’s obligations. You can find information on these on the Finnish Tax Administration’s website.

      Finnish businesses in the Nordic countries

      If you want to expand your business abroad, you should take a look at what Team Finland has to offer. The service brings together all the state-funded internationalisation services. If you need advice on going international, Business Finland’s advice services cover the various aspects of internationalisation according to the customer’s needs and growth phase. 

      The North Calotte Cross-Border Advice Service provides services to companies that want to expand to Sweden or Norway.

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        If you have any questions about setting up a business or doing business in Finland, start with the service.

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        Info Norden is the information service of the Nordic Council of Ministers. Here you can find info and tips if you wish to move, work, study, seek support or start a business in the Nordic region.