03 April 2020 – Temporarily reduced employers’ required social security contributions

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Type of Intervention: Business support
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Swedish Government implemented a temporary measure to reduce employer’s costs and social security contributions for up to 30 employees per company up until the 30th of June 2020.

The reduction means that only old age pension contribution is paid and is equivalent to a reduction in employer’s costs up to SEK 5300 per employee and month.
Full details here: https://www.regeringen.se/artiklar/2020/03/om-forslaget-tillfalligt-sankta-socialavgifter-med-anledning-av-coronaviruset/