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    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

    A brief guide to your Norwegian tax return

    By Inger Lise Løvneseth - Partner 5. March 2019

    Anyone who receives income from work in Norway or on the Norwegian continental shelf, is required to file a Norwegian tax return.

    The Norwegian tax year coincides with the calendar year, and the tax return must be submitted by 30 April in the year after the income was received. This means that if you work in Norway this year, then you will likely need to file a tax return by 30 April next year.

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    Topics: Internasjonal, Work in Norway, Tax return in Norway

    New tax scheme in Norway – PAYE

    By Inger Lise Løvneseth - Partner 17. January 2019

    From 2019, a new and simplified tax scheme is available for foreign workers in Norway. The scheme is called PAYE (Pay As You Earn). Most foreign workers will fall under this scheme the first year they work in Norway.

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

    Do the right things when doing business in Norway

    By Martin Wikborg - Partner 9. January 2019

     

    Non-Norwegian enterprises doing business in Norway will find that the basic Norwegian compliance obligations are rather burdensome, and failure to comply commonly results in severe sanctions. As always, it is better to do the right things from the beginning than to tidy up afterwards.

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    Topics: Corporate Law, Corporate Taxes, VAT, Labor Law, Work in Norway, Tax return in Norway, Business in Norway

    Taxes in Norway - employee taxation

    By Christina Fahle - Lawyer 11. September 2018

    Working your way through a foreign tax system can be difficult and it triggers many questions. The most common questions are related to tax liability and level of taxation.

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    Topics: Work in Norway, Tax return in Norway

    ID control for foreign employees in Norway

    By Christina Fahle - Lawyer 5. July 2018

    The Norwegian Tax Administration performs identity controls of foreign employees in Norway. This means that all foreigners working onshore in Norway are required to meet at a tax office to verify their identity.

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    Topics: Corporate Law, Corporate Taxes, Work in Norway, Tax return in Norway

    Tax amnesty

    By Inger Lise Løvneseth - Partner 18. June 2018

    Do you have undeclared assets or income abroad? Now is the right time to apply for a voluntary correction.

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    Topics: Corporate Taxes, Tax return in Norway

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