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What is Employer’s contributions?

Employer’s contributions are paid by every company or person who has paid employees for work and is calculated on the sum of salaries and benefits paid. BolagsKraft pays the Employer’s contributions for all our self-employed workers to the state the month after the payroll.

Self-employed person’s contributions consist of the same component charges as the employer’s contributions listed below.

If you had run a private company, the employer’s fee would have been called a self-fee. The Employer’s contributions is payable to the state to cover
general expenses / expenses as well as your national pension. At Employer’s contributions  of 31.42%, the breakdown is as follows:

Old-age pension 10.21%

Survivor’s pension rate 1.17%

Health insurance fee 4.35%

Parental insurance surplus 2.60%

Work injury tax 0.30%

Labor Market 2.91%

General payroll fee 9.88%

Total: 31.42%


(All figures from 2016).

Exception 2016

For employees born in 1937 or earlier, you pay special payroll tax of 6.15%.

For employees born 1938-1949, old-age pension and special payroll tax, i.e. 16.36%.


Beginning in On June 1, 2016, the lower Employer’s contributions for young people is changed and you pay full employer’s fee for people born 1991 or later, that is 31.42%.

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