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Sole entrepreneurs can apply for corona-related support in Tampere

Published 23.4.2020 15.55

The city of Tampere opened the digital service for applying corona-related support on Monday April, 20. Sole entrepreneurs can apply for support from the municipality in which their business has been registered. Applications will be accepted until 30 Sept. 2020.


The digital service for applying corona-related support was opened on Monday April, 20. Support may be granted to a full-time sole entrepreneur engaged in economic activity in Finland. The legal form of a sole entrepreneur’s activity and source of financing are irrelevant. Sole entrepreneur is an entrepreneur or self-employed person who has no employees on payroll, including freelancers.

More information about terms and conditions

Corona-related support is being applied at which is a common platform for all municipalities in the Pirkanmaa area

Applying requires strong identification, e.g. through online banking system. Electronic attachments needed for the application

• Balance sheet or income tax return
• Outputs of book-keeping and /or bank statements covering spring 2020
• Certificate of tax liability from MyTax Tax Administration’s e-service

Part of the attachments can be replaced with other declaration. More instructions and Frequently Asked Questions can be found from

Corona-crisis counselling line

Guidance related to applying and filling in the application is provided by corona-crisis counselling line, which is available for all companies in the Pirkanmaa area. Phone number is 03 56 56 5040. Counselling line is open from Mon to Fri 9.00 am to 5.00 pm. During April and May the line is open from 9.00 am to 7.00 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Webinar about support forms for sole entrepreneurs

Business Tampere in co-operation with the City of Tampere, Pirkanmaa Employment Office and The Federation of Pirkanmaa region Enterprises will arrange a webinar on April, 29 about the support forms for sole entrepreneurs in the corona-situation. In the webinar you will hear latest information and instructions about unemployment benefit and corona-related support targeted to sole entrepreneurs. Register to a webinar:

Website for companies and entrepreneurs

On the city of Tampere’s web pages you can now find a new sub section, which offeres information and useful links for companies and entrepreneurs

Newsletter for sole entrepreneurs

The Employment and Growth Services in the City of Tampere will publish the newsletter for sole entrepreneurs during corona-virus pandemic. Newsletter can be ordered from below link.

Further information

Irene Impiö Tel. 050 539 2943

Text Petra Mattila

Photos Hanna Kirmanen