Starting your own small business in Finland should be easy.

As a self-employed person, you have to do an enormous amount of time-consuming paperwork to start and run your business. OP Kevytyrittäjän Laskutuspalvelu is an invoicing platform for self-employed people and freelancers, that takes care of all the bureaucracy for you. The service creates you a business ID and takes care of your bookkeeping automatically.
With OP Kevytyrittäjän Laskutuspalvelu users can easily start their business in minutes without having to put any effort on official declarations for authorities. Just log in and start invoicing your customers – we’ll take care of the rest!
The service includes features such as registration of a business ID, invoicing, automated bookkeeping and official declarations.

What is the difference between OP Kevytyrittäjän Laskutuspalvelu and other invoicing services in Finland?

The traditional way to invoice as a self-employed person or a freelancer is to use so-called co-operative invoicing platforms (“kevytyrittäjän laskutuspalvelut”).  The drawback in these co-operative invoicing platforms is that you’re not eligible for the benefits that official entrepreneurs with real business ID’s get.
As an owner of a business ID you are eligible for the following VAT- and tax benefits:
  • If your annual amount of invoicing is under 10 000€, you will get to keep all the invoiced VATs
  • If your annual amount of invoicing is between 10 000 – 30 000€ you are eligible for tax deductions
  • If your amount of invoicing exceeds 10 000€, you can reduce your business related procurements in your tax returns
None of these advantages are possible in co-operative invoicing platforms. With these benefits, you will earn approximately 20% more income than invoicing without a business ID.
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