The Katso service ends on 31 August 2021 – start using Suomi.fi authorisationsNews, 8/23/2021
The use of the Katso service in MyTax and in the Tax Administration’s other e-services ends on 31 August 2021.
As of the beginning of September, Katso IDs and Katso authorisations can no longer be used in any central government services. If you manage tax matters on behalf of a company or an organisation, you will need a Suomi.fi authorisation.
“The Tax Administration extended the time limit twice to give the Katso users more time to adapt to the change. An extension was granted because the users were switching over to Suomi.fi authorisations at the turn of the year less eagerly than expected. The last period of transition ends at the end of August,” says Juha Kartano, Senior Adviser at the Tax Administration.
Identify yourself with your online banking codes, a mobile certificate or a certificate card
Log in to MyTax and other e-services with your personal online banking codes, a mobile certificate or a certificate card. Non-Finnish users can identify themselves with the Finnish Authenticator app.
Make sure you can also log in in the future. How to log in to MyTax and other e-services
Start using Suomi.fi authorisations if necessary
If you manage tax matters on behalf of a company or an organisation, you will need a Suomi.fi authorisation. Note that the authorisations granted in the Katso service will not be automatically replaced with Suomi.fi authorisations.
- Digital and Population Data Services Agency, and Tax Administration: The Katso service will be terminated on 31 August 2021 – if you act on behalf of an association, a company or another organisation, please enable Suomi.fi e-Authorizations
- The use of the Katso service also ends in the Incomes Register