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Payment of unemployment insurance benefit


Lisatud 27.10.2013 | Uuendatud 21.01.2021

You have the right to receive an unemployment insurance benefit during the whole period when you are registered as unemployed, but not longer than:

 1) 180 calendar days if your insurance period is shorter than 5 years;

 2) 270 calendar days if your insurance period is 5-10 years;

 3) 360 calendar days if your insurance period is 10 years or longer.

Töötukassa shall pay unemployment insurance benefit monthly by the 10th day of the calendar month for the previous calendar month.

An unemployment insurance benefit may be paid to your bank account or to the bank account of another person on the basis of your appropriate application.

An income tax shall be withheld from unemployment insurance benefit.

Income tax rate in 2021 is 20%. Non-taxable amount is up to 500 EUR in a month.


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