Current issues concerning tax cards

The unemployment funds get the information on the new salary tax cards (valid from 1.2.) directly from the tax administration. However, we recommend you to get a revised tax card for benefits. For allowances paid in January, we apply your tax rate from the previous year, unless you send...


Overview of KOKO fund’s services

This article explains our services in a nutshell.


eService will be offline 21 December 2023 – 1 January 2024 due to the merger of the ETTK fund with KOKO

KOKO’s eService will be offline from 21 December 2023 to 1 January 2024, during which KOKO will be unable to accept daily allowance applications. The eService outage is due to work being done on systems as part of the merger of the two funds.


According to the draft government proposal, job alternation leave could still be started in July

A legislative amendment to abolish job alternation leave is being prepared by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health. According to the draft government proposal published on Tuesday, 12 December., the law would enter into force so that job alternation leave could still begin on 31 July 2024.


Parliament has approved changes to unemployment security

Parliament has approved the Government's proposal to amend the Unemployment Security Act. As a result of the amendment, the waiting period for unemployment security will be extended, holiday compensation will postpone the payment of unemployment allowance, child increases and the standard entitlement for earned income will be abolished, the...


Upcoming legislative changes

Significant changes are coming to unemployment insurance. Read a summary of what is currently known.


Majority of members give KOKO full marks for its services

KOKO’s recent customer satisfaction survey shows that members highly value the services KOKO offers. The overall score given to KOKO’s services by the members (on a scale of 1 to 6) is 5.43. The majority of respondents, 57.6%, give KOKO a full 6 points.


The membership fee for KOKO is 63 € in 2024.

KOKO fund’s membership fee for 2024 is 63 euros, meaning the membership fee remains the same as in 2023.


Government proposes several changes to the unemployment security system

The Government has submitted a proposal to reform the Unemployment Security Act to Parliament. The proposed changes include extending the waiting period and the length of employment history required to qualify for an unemployment allowance, abolishing child supplements and standard entitlements and reintroducing periodised holiday compensation.


Number of applications from newly unemployed people increased during summer

The number of first-time applications in the KOKO fund has been at a higher level than in the previous year throughout the past year.


Sunny Midsummer and happy summer!

We wish all our members and partners a good summer! If necessary, check the summer opening hours of our customer service on the Contact page.

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Annual holidays, holiday bonuses and other current daily allowance for applicants

As summer is approaching, we get a lot of questions about the impact of annual holidays and holiday bonuses on the payment of earnings-related daily allowance, for example. In this article, we have collected current instructions for the unemployed and laid-off.