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Payment control data

The Tax Administration's payment control data contain monthly information concerning payments of value added tax and employer's contributions. The observation unit is an enterprise. The payment control data cover all monthly monitored enterprises liable to value added tax and employers paying regular wages, in other words, almost the entire entrepreneurial activity in Finland. Prior to 2010 the index calculation is performed with the payment control data on value added tax and employer contributions.

Validity of the definition

  • 1 January 1995 - 31 December 2009

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus