Tax in Åland

Magnus Fröderberg
In this section you will find information on tax residency and non-residency in Åland, various taxes, tax cards, tax declarations as well as situations where an employer comes from a country other than Finland / Åland or a Finnish / Åland employer posts an employee to another Nordic country.

The general rule is that you pay tax in the country that you work in. Do you live in another country but work in Åland/Finland for no more than 6 months? In the link below you will find detailed guidance on taxation if you are coming to Åland/Finland from another country. 

This section covers the specific features applying to deductions in Åland.

Åland deductions

The Åland deductions are the company housing deduction, the study deduction, the study loan deduction and the deduction for medical expenses. More information is available from the Åland tax office or on the tax return form “Ålandsbilagen” Annex form 17 (3017r). Deductions can either be claimed on the “Ålandsbilagan” tax return form or directly on the online service of the Tax Administration.

You can read about all the deductions below on the Tax Administration’s page on Taxation in Åland.

Travel and rental expenditure deduction, Medical expenses deduction, Study deduction, Study loan deduction, Seafarer’s income deduction, Earned and pension income deduction, Low-income deduction, Pension income deduction in municipal taxation, Deduction for housing in place of employment, Municipal taxation of corporations and joint administrations, etc.

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Contact the authority

If you have questions about taxation in Åland, you can contact the Tax Administration

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