The Environment Centre monitors the operations of different firms and businesses in terms of, for example, compliance with the provisions of the Environmental Protection Act, Food Act and Act on Health Protection.
Several operations require a permit or notification under these Acts. The links on the right hand side provide further details on these issues and forms for various permits and notifications. From our website you can also find information on the following substances:
Instructions for the environmental reporting that firms should make can be found on the Finnish Environment Centre’s website.
A reverse charge mechanism for value added tax will be used in the construction sector from 1 April 2011
The City of Helsinki is an entrepreneur as intended in section 8 c subsection 1 of the Finnish value added tax act.
A reverse charge mechanism for value added tax will be applied to the Public Works Department of the City of Helsinki as buyer of construction services. The VAT number of the City of Helsinki is FI02012566.