Impact of social security benefits

Reduce daily allowance in full

The following social benefits are deducted from the earnings-related allowance:

  • If you claim earnings-related allowance, you or your partner’s child home care allowance is deducted from your allowance unless your partner cares for your child him/herself and is therefore unable to work.
  • Flexible care allowance
  • Partial care allowance
  • Student grant
  • Part-time pension and partial disability pension
  • Disability benefits received from another state
  • Part-time pension
  • Old-age pension (not full)
  • Old-age pension not granted on the basis of full pensionable years
  • Supplementary pension organised by the employer
  • Farm closure pension
  • Farm closure waiver
  • Compensation for loss of earnings under the Motor Insurance Act and invalidity pension not granted on the basis of full incapacity
  • A daily allowance under the Military Disability Act not granted on the basis of full invalidity
  • Compensation payable under the Military Accident Act
  • Part of the supplementary interest rate for annuity under the Accident Insurance Act not granted on the basis of full incapacity
  • A daily allowance under the Military Disability Act not granted on the basis of full invalidity
  • Indemnity for loss of earnings under the Act on compensation for crime damage 935/1973
  • Compensation for loss of earnings (pension) under the Patient Injuries Act (potilasvahinkolaki 585/1986)
  • Guarantee pension, if granted in addition to any of the above benefits

Prevent the payment of a daily allowance

The following social benefits prevent the earnings-related allowance from being paid:

  • Maternity, paternity or parental allowance
  • Special care and special maternity allowance
  • Unemployment pension
  • Full invalidity pension granted in Finland
  • Career pension
  • Full retirement pension
  • Early retirement pension
  • Individual early retirement
  • Guarantee as a complement to retirement pension
  • Pension support
  • Daily allowance under the Health Insurance Act
  • Daily allowance under the Accident Insurance Act
  • Compensation for loss of earnings under the Motor Insurance and Accident Insurance Act
  • Rehabilitation allowance and corresponding loss of earnings compensation
  • Waiver support
  • Generational renewal pension

Do not affect the daily allowance

The following social benefits are not deducted from the daily allowance:

  • Housing allowance
  • Child benefit
  • Flexible care allowance for the spouse
  • The municipality’s home care support
  • Survivors’ pensions, also including maintenance and supplementary maintenance pensions
  • Care allowance under the National Pensions Act
  • Support for the municipality’s paid care
  • Partial early old-age pension
  • Family caregivers’ fees
  • Treatment allowance for pensions
  • Life annuity and additional life annuity under the Military Injuries Act
  • Disability allowance
  • Income support
  • Conscript’s allowance
  • Compensation for special costs under the Accident Insurance Act and the Military Disability Act
  • Special cost allowances under the Motor Insurance Act
  • Daily allowance under the Accident Insurance Act
  • Additional war pensions
  • Voluntary pension by a person