Earnings-related unemployment allowance for an entrepreneur
If you as an
entrepreneur become unemployed, you can receive unemployment benefit either
from Kela or, if you are a member of an unemployment fund for entrepreneurs,
you can receive earnings-related unemployment allowance.
To be entitled to an earnings-related unemployment allowance, you must have ended all your entrepreneur-related work. A clarification on this is carried out by a TE office, where you must be registered as unemployed to receive benefits.
There are two unemployment funds for entrepreneurs:
When you join an unemployment fund for entrepreneurs, you will select the level
of your earnings potential that is also the basis for your earnings-related
unemployment benefit. The insurance level you have chosen at the beginning and
maintained through your membership must be a minimum of EUR 12 326 per year, and
it can be only as high as is the annual income your pension insurance is based