Information for rehabilitation benefit recipients
Elo’s dates for the payment of pensions and rehabilitation allowances in 2023
|2 January||2 May||1 September|
|1 February||1 June||2 October|
|1 March||3 July||1 November|
|3 April||1 August||1 December|
Taxation of benefits
Taxation of rehabilitation allowance or assistanceIf you have been granted a rehabilitation allowance or rehabilitation assistance, we will need a tax card for the payment of this benefit.
If your tax information has not been received by Elo prior to the first payment of the rehabilitation allowance or assistance, the taxes will be withheld from the benefit in accordance with the valid tax legislation. The withholding percentage is determined in accordance with the amount of the rehabilitation allowance or assistance (see the table):
|Rehabilitation allowance or rehabilitation assistance €/month
|5.10 - 780.00||20|
|780.01 - 1,230.00||25|
|1,23001 - 1,680.00||30|
|1,680.01 - 2,340.00||35|
|2,340.01 - 2,760.00||40|
|2,760.01 - 3,690.00||45|
Once we have received the tax card sent by the tax authorities, we will return any excessive withholding tax to your account within approximately two weeks.
Taxation of the rehabilitation increase
If you have been granted a rehabilitation increase, we will need a tax card for the payment of this pension benefit.
If we do not have a tax card calculated by the tax authorities, tax will be withheld in accordance with the general tax percentage (40%) as set by the tax authorities. Once we have received the tax card sent by the tax authorities, we will return any excessive withholding tax to your account within approximately two weeks.
General information on applying for a tax card
Order a tax card from the tax authorities once you have received a decision. The tax authorities will specify the relevant tax percentage to you and directly to Elo. When you order the tax card, you will need to provide information about the amount of the rehabilitation benefit and details concerning any other forms of income and related withholdings. A tax card can be ordered by calling the tax card service of the tax authorities at +358 (0)29 497 000, visiting your local tax office in person or through the online MyTax service of the tax authorities.
Cost reimbursements, such as compensation for travel and accommodation expenses are tax exempt and are not considered in the taxation.