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    Rules and requirements regarding entry to Norway

    By Christian Lyngholm Fjeldsøe - Lawyer 10. May 2021

    As a general rule, EEA workers have the right to enter and work in Norway. However, during the ongoing pandemic, there are temporary restrictions on the entry to Norway. Furthermore, requirements regarding testing and registration apply. In this blog post we will explain these rules and requirements.

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    Topics: Corona virus

    Norwegian quarantine rules for foreign workers, and the exemptions

    By Christian Lyngholm Fjeldsøe - Lawyer 10. May 2021

    Updated 10 May 2021: In the current situation, the corona virus causes constant changes in the restrictions regarding quarantine rules. For foreigners it can be difficult to know which quarantine rules apply when arriving in Norway. The purpose of this blog post is to clarify the rules for quarantine.

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    Topics: Corona virus

    Calculation and payment of holiday pay in Norway

    By Christina Fahle - Lawyer 6. May 2021

    As an employer, it is important that you know the legislation for both calculation and payment of holiday pay in Norway. Mistakes may have financial consequences and could also lead to loss of reputation for your company.

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    Topics: Labour Law

    Transfer of personal data from Norway to the UK after Brexit

    By Terese Eriksen Eldholm - Associate lawyer 3. May 2021

    Can you transfer personal data to the UK after Brexit?

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    Topics: Privacy, Brexit

    Doing business in Norway - subsidies for businesses looking to go green

    By Henrik Moen - Associate lawyer 29. April 2021

    To promote sustainability and green growth, the Norwegian government and certain private organizations are granting subsidies to companies who can document an eco-friendly way of doing business.

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    Topics: Business in Norway, Sustainability

    The rules for temporary employment in Norway

    By Ewa-Ruby Mellemsæter - Lawyer 22. April 2021

    Sometimes a company needs temporary employees. This could be in situations where the regular staff is on vacation, or to cope with an increased number of assignments in certain periods. However, there are strict rules for when your business can hire people on temporary work contracts. Do you know these rules?

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    Topics: Labour Law, Work in Norway

    Filing of the 2020 corporate tax return in Norway

    By Martin Wikborg - Partner 15. April 2021

    All businesses that operated in Norway in 2020 must file the corporate tax return by 31 May 2021. An extended deadline may be granted upon application.

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    Topics: Corporate Taxes, Tax return in Norway, Business in Norway

    Remember to file your extract of accounts to the Norwegian tax administration

    By Inger Lise Løvneseth - Partner 8. April 2021

    All companies that have assets or receive income in Norway must submit an annual tax return. This annual tax return must include, an extract of accounts related to the company’s Norwegian turnover/activity.

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    Topics: Corporate Taxes, Tax return in Norway, Business in Norway

    Norwegian National Insurance Scheme

    By Erling Larsen - Lawyer 31. March 2021

    To be entitled to services from The National Insurance Scheme (NAV) in Norway you must have a compulsory membership, or you must be accepted as a voluntary member upon application. Examples of services provided through the National Insurance Scheme in Norway are; treatments by a doctor, psychologist, sick pay, child benefit and pension.

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    Topics: Work in Norway

    Moved to Norway? Moved from Norway? Do I need to report and pay tax to Norway?

    By Inger Lise Løvneseth - Partner 24. March 2021

    Moving to or from Norway triggers many tax questions. The most common questions are related to Norwegian resident criteria and tax return obligations.

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    Topics: Work in Norway, Tax return in Norway

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