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    9 things to remember for a foreign company hiring a Norwegian employee to work in Norway

    By Christina Fahle - Lawyer 6. August 2019

    Are you representing a foreign company and are looking to hire a Norwegian to work in Norway? How do you make sure you are compliant with the Norwegian rules?

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    Topics: Labor Law, Work in Norway, Business in Norway

    Check and correct your self-assessment

    By Kjersti Emilie Fjær - Associate lawyer 23. July 2019

    The Norwegian tax assessment determine the tax basis and calculation of tax liability for the taxpayer and is based on the submitted self-assessment. Have you discovered that your submitted tax return has errors or omissions? Here is a short overview of how to control and correct your self-assessment.

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    Topics: Tax return in Norway

    Import to Norway – VAT and customs

    By Øystein Vågsether - Lawyer 9. July 2019

    Norway is not a member of the European Union (EU), but it is a member of the European Economic Area (EEA). This means that transactions of goods across Norwegian borders and to or from the EU will be regarded as import or export supplies. This, in turn, creates a few challenges you should observe before entering into an agreement with a company established in Norway. 

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    Topics: VAT, Business in Norway

    Work permits in Norway for skilled workers

    By Christian Lyngholm Fjeldsøe - Associate lawyer 25. June 2019

    Foreign nationals who intend to work in Norway may need to apply for a work permit. Generally, non-EU/EEA/Swiss nationals need to apply for a permit to reside and work in Norway. Working in Norway illegally may result in reactions such as expulsion, prohibition from future entry, and registration in the Schengen Information System.

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    Topics: Work in Norway, Business in Norway

    VAT for foreign businesses operating in Norway: 7 frequently asked questions

    By Synnøve Sørdal - Lawyer 11. June 2019

    Foreign enterprises that direct their business towards the Norwegian market will at some point face Norwegian VAT regulations and must know how to act. Learning the basics of Norwegian VAT regulations enables you to get the VAT deductions you are entitled to and can also help you to avoid expensive mistakes.

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    Topics: Corporate Taxes, VAT, Business in Norway

    Workforce reductions in Norway: Be aware of the employee rights!

    By Erik Engeland - Lawyer 28. May 2019

    Historically, the unions and employees in Norway have a strong position. This is particularly evident in the strict procedures that must be followed, and in the numerous rights employees in Norway enjoy in situations of workforce reductions. Even if the employer’s economic situation is critical, it is important to follow the correct procedures in order to avoid potential claims.

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    Topics: Labor Law, Work in Norway

    Calculation and payment of holiday pay in Norway

    By Christina Fahle - Lawyer 14. May 2019

    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 reputation loss for your company.

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    Topics: Labor Law

    6 tips for businesses: How to get a VAT refund in Norway

    By Synnøve Sørdal - Lawyer 30. April 2019

    Businesses that acquire goods and services in Norway, will be charged with Norwegian VAT to the same extent as Norwegian businesses. As foreign businesses are not VAT registered in Norway, they are unable to have the VAT repaid over the regular bimonthly VAT returns. Instead, they can apply for a VAT refund to the Norwegian tax authorities.

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    Topics: Corporate Taxes, VAT, Business in Norway

    Expats working in Norway may suffer Norwegian net wealth tax

    By Martin Wikborg - Partner 24. April 2019

    To pay Norwegian tax of almost 1% of the global net wealth – including on the home, cars, shares, bank savings, etc. situated outside Norway – may come as a surprise for many foreigners working in Norway. 

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    Topics: Tax return in Norway

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

    By Inger Lise Løvneseth - Partner 16. April 2019

    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

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