Beneficial owners - Finnish equities (CASCADE)

15.02.2022

The following types of beneficial owner are recognised for tax purposes in Finland

Beneficial owner type

Tax rate

Non-treaty individuals (domestic law)

30%

Non-treaty corporations (domestic law)

20%

Residents of a double taxation treaty (DTT)

  • General treaty rate
  • Special articles of the DTT
  • Direct investment dividend according to the articles of the DTT

DTT rate

Tax exempt entities (domestic law)

  • equivalent to a corresponding Finnish entity exempt from tax;
  • Parent-Subsidiary Directive;
  • Other

0%

Note: Finnish equities beneficially owned by Finnish nationals or Finnish tax residents may not be held in Clearstream Banking. Customers are responsible for ensuring compliance with this restriction.