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Information for doing business in the Helsinki region:

 

When starting a business in Helsinki, there are several organizations that can help one in navigating through the legal processes required. Some examples of these are:

  • Access to financing and possibilites for funding can be applied for from organizations such as Finnvera, Sitra, Tesi or the Finnish Government.

  • The Finnish Patent and Registration Office registers companies, foundations, associations, religious communities and LEI codes. They also examine and grant patents, register utility models, trademarks and designs.

  • Depending on your field of business, you may need a permit from a supervisory authority, such as Valvira.

  • Helsinki Business Hub can help with finding business premises in the Helsinki Region – they also have business services provided free of charge.

  • Taxation is also a vital aspect to remember in a Finnish business environment – there are different regulations considering personal taxation and business or corporate taxation. The Finnish Tax Administration can help you with more information on taxes

  • The Customs provide customer service for businesses regarding international business, such as Finnish policies on importing and exporting