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Some of the legislative amendments are ending 30.11.2021. From
the beginning of December, the standard entitlement of the daily allowance is again
300 euros per month and 279 euros for a four-week period. If the application
period begins no later than 30.11.2021, the standard entitlement of 500 euros/465
euros is still valid. If the application period begins 1.12.2021 or after, the
standard entitlement is 300 euros (or 279 euros for a four-week period).

The terms of the mobility allowance are also returning to normal.
Acconrding to the temporary legislative amendment, persons who work full-time
may receive a mobility allowance if the commute takes two hours. This applies
to employment relationships that start no later than 30 November 2021.
From the beginning of December the required length of the daily commute is again
three hours for full-time work.

Third ending legislative amendment is the possibility to take
the income from part-time entrepreneurship into account based on the
entrepreneur’s own bookkeeping on income and expenses. This has been possible
during the legislative amendment if the business income has decreased as a
result of the coronavirus epidemic.  From
the beginning of December we use again the latest confirmed tax decision.

Other changes

Until 31 December 2021, the TE office will not assess the
part-time or full-time nature of studies for persons who have been laid off. Also,
the  possibility for self-employed
persons to receive labour market subsidy from Kela ends 30.11.2021.

Summary of the amendments in force until 31.12.2022

The special adjustment period and calculated earned labour
income will not be applied until 31.12.2022. The special adjustment period is
an adjustment period that differs from the usual four calendar weeks or a
month. It is used in a situation where the usual adjustment period includes
time, which does not entitle you to a full daily allowance. The work income
paid during the special adjustment period is converted to a monthly level. Basically
this means that the adjustment period is always either four calendar weeks or a

The fund may still make advance payments during 6 months if
there is a risk that the processing times could become unreasonably long.