Employment Registration 🧮
Did you register a company in Estonia? Now it’s time to hire an employee.
EMTA requires the following data [EXAMPLE]
|Start Date of Employment
Section 254(1) of the Taxation Act and Section 53(2)(7, 11–13)
Section 53(4) of the Register of Taxable Persons
Simplified Procedure for Employee Registration in Estonia
The way of registration is as follows:
- Call on 880 0812
- Send an SMS message to 1811
The format of a string should be the same:
”employer’s registry code/ID-code(space)employee’s ID-code(space)date of commencement of the employment“
Unpaid work or voluntary work?
Unpaid work requires registration in the employment register because this kind of work
is normally paid in other circumstances. An employee works under an employment
contract or the law of obligation.
Whereas voluntary work does not require registration, because this kind of work
is associated with typical non-profit activities like helping other people.
Employment Registration formalities….
File the “TSD” declaration until 10 day of month following the taxable period.
First of all you have legal obligation to record the rate of working in the employment register on the TSD declaration (the social tax and income tax return). You need to perform this duty until the 10 day of month following the taxable period. What is important
you can not modify the working time rate retroactively.
What is a workplace?
A workplace is a place of work and its surroundings on the premises of an enterprise of a sole proprietor or company, a state or local government agency, a non-profit association or a foundation (hereinafter enterprise) or any other places of work to which an employee has access in the course of his or her employment or where he or she works with the permission or on the order of the employer (§ 4 (1) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act ).
A place of business is the place of the permanent and continuous business or professional activities of a person (§ 9 (2) of the Taxation Act ).
What are the rules of working place address in Estonia?
may work in a few places.
In the case when employee performs the work at several locations the address of the workplace shall be location where the employee works for most of the working time
If the employee works f.e 50% in one location and exactly 50% of the times in another location,
the employer has the right to decide which address will be assigned to the employee.
In the case of remote working – the employee’s workplace address will be the same
as the place of business of employers.