The government wants a Wash-RUT

The government wants a Wash-RUT

Proposal for a RUT deduction for laundries in the budget bill. Today, 21 September, the Government has presented the budget bill for 2021. The bill includes an extension of the RUT deduction to also include laundry in laundries from 1 January 2021 ....
A dizzying year

A dizzying year

We can now begin to summarize the results of many contacts with government representatives, parliamentary politicians, trade unions, authorities and interest groups, digital campaigns, debate articles and our opinion-forming work in general. Some to ...
The work of including professional laundry management in RUT continues

The work of including professional laundry management in RUT continues

At a government meeting on 13 August, the inquiry SOU 2020: 5 was referred to the Law Council. The planning thereafter is a bill, parliamentary deliberations and introduction on 2021-01-01. This includes - washing at the laundry - water washing. Washing, as well as drying and other finishing ...
Letter from the Laundry Association to Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson and Business Minister Ibrahim Baylan

Letter from the Laundry Association to Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson and Business Minister Ibrahim Baylan

The government's crisis action to reduce rental costs in particularly vulnerable sectors should be extended to include laundry and textile service companies in SNI code 96.011 Industrial and institutional laundry. In order to reduce the negative effects of the corona pandemic, the government should also accelerate the work of extending the RUT deduction to cover laundry outside the home according to the RUT inquiry's interim report Fi2020 / 00389 / S1.

Open letter to Business Minister Ibrahim Baylan

Open letter to Business Minister Ibrahim Baylan

As the door to the hotel room remains closed, the future of many companies in the laundry and textile service industry is also closed. No need for soft sheets and nice towels, no restaurant guests asking for tableware - revenue is lost in an industry where half of the costs are salary. It hits hard. We live in a 100-year storm and now the government needs to act vigorously. We need an open door.

Here is the Swedish Textile Service Association's open letter to Business Minister Ibrahim Baylan. How do you intend to secure an industry that is severely affected by the current situation?

1500 new jobs can't wait

1500 new jobs can't wait

For less consumer-oriented laundry and for those with a focus on the hospitality industry, the financial endurance is in many cases limited to 1-2 months. Big alerts and short-term permits are already laid. We have an acute crisis. 

25% RUT deduction on laundry