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    Meet our employees - this is Christina

    By Magnus Legal 4. July 2020

    At Magnus Legal we are fortunate to work with many very talented and nice colleagues. Here's one of them. Meet Christina Fahle.

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    Topics: Employees

    RF-1198 and RF-1199 reporting for foreign businesses

    By Christian Lyngholm Fjeldsøe - Associate lawyer 30. June 2020

    Foreign businesses with activities in Norway are required to report their assignments and employees to Norwegian tax authorities. The report is filed through an online portal, or by completing and submitting a paper form named RF-1199 for reporting of contract and RF-1198 for reporting of employees. 

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    Topics: Corporate Taxes, Work in Norway

    Joint and several liability

    By Kjersti Emilie Fjær - Associate lawyer 16. June 2020

    A need for additional labour on a project is often met by employing hired labour. As a client, you should be aware of the risk of joint and several liability.

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    Employer’s National Insurance contributions in Norway

    By Christina Fahle - Lawyer 2. June 2020

    Are you a foreign company, having employees working in Norway? Make sure you are compliant when calculating and paying the employer’s National Insurance contributions.

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    Topics: Corporate Taxes, Work in Norway, Business in Norway

    Norwegian business culture

    By Magnus Legal 19. May 2020

    Whether you are planning a business trip to Norway, relocating or setting up a new business here, an understanding of the common Norwegian and of Norwegian business culture, could really help you off to a good start. This is key to quickly build a sustainable business and to settle in.

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    Topics: Work in Norway, Business in Norway

    The cash support scheme in Norway for companies suffering due to the Corona shutdown

    By Christian Lyngholm Fjeldsøe 6. May 2020

    From 20 April, it is possible to apply for cash support from the Norwegian state for losses companies have suffered as a result of the Corona crisis.

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    Topics: Corona virus

    Calculation and payment of holiday pay in Norway

    By Christina Fahle - Lawyer 5. May 2020

    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

    Import of services – reverse charge in Norway

    By Mia Cecilie Lindstad - Lawyer 21. April 2020

    VAT must be paid on purchase of services from abroad If the services are VAT liable in Norway.

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    Topics: VAT, Business in Norway, Import to Norway

    Business in Norway: Sickness benefits and coronavirus

    By Ellen-Karine Hektoen 16. April 2020

    Updated 16 April 2020: We receive many questions from both employers and employees about the right to self-report / sick leave and sickness benefits, as well as care leave in case of child illness in connection with absence due to coronavirus.

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    Topics: Labour Law, Corona virus

    Corporate tax return in Norway

    By Hege Katrine Mosserud - Lawyer 16. April 2020

    As a main rule, all businesses operating in Norway must file a corporate tax return by 31 May. Due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus, the deadline is postponed for three months this year,  from 31 May to 31 August.

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

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