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Finland

Incentives and Legislation

Incentives and legislation that aim to increase uptake of alternative fuels vehicles and infrastructure. 

If you know of other national or local incentives that should be included in this section, please send us an email and let us know.

Registration tax benefits

The vehicle tax, which is paid at the time of purchase and as a part of the vehicle’s price, is €0 for BEVs. 

Ownership tax benefits

Electric vehicles pay the minimum rate (5 %) of the CO2-based registration tax.

Company tax benefits
  • Tax deduction of €170 per month from taxable value (income tax) for BEVs in 2021-2025.
  • Charging of electric vehicles at workplace is exempt from income tax (2021-2025)
Purchase subsidies

Purchase subsidy is no longer available in Finland.

AF infrastructure incentives

A 30 % subsidy for building > 11 kW public charging stations and 35 % subsidy for building > 22 kW fast charging stations

Users will be able to charge BEVs and PHEVs at the workplace and at public charging points tax-free. The tax value of on-the-job charging is currently EUR 30 per month. This benefit will also be valid for a limited period, 2021-2023.

Other Financial Benefits

The employer can pay for charging electricity at the workplace or a public charging point to the company car driver with limited car benefits or the employee driving their own car. It is tax-free for the driver. The benefit depends on whether the employer wants to pay for it or not.

Local incentives

50% discount for parking at Helsinki city for low CO2 emission cars.

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Incentives and Legislation

Incentives and legislation that aim to increase uptake of alternative fuels vehicles and infrastructure. 

If you know of other national or local incentives that should be included in this section, please send us an email and let us know.