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    RF-1198 and RF-1199 reporting for foreign businesses

    By Christian Lyngholm Fjeldsøe - Lawyer 19. October 2021

    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

    Foreigners in the Norwegian workplace

    By Guest blogger - Relocation AS - Cynthia Myrnes 23. September 2021

    What are the best practices to integrate foreign workers successfully? Learn from an expert.

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    Topics: Work in Norway, Expats

    ID control for foreign employees in Norway

    By Christina Fahle - Lawyer 16. September 2021

    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

    National insurance when working abroad – how and when to use the A1 form

    By Erling Larsen - Lawyer 19. August 2021

    Working abroad? Avoid paying double social security contributions by submitting the A1 form. A1 is an official EU form confirming that a person is still a member of the home country's social security.

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

    Pension in Norway – pension from the National Insurance Scheme

    By Erling Larsen - Lawyer 20. July 2021

    Have you been working in Norway, paid Norwegian National Insurance and are uncertain if you are entitled to any Norwegian pension? And if so, how you calculate your Norwegian pension? Hopefully, this blog can provide some answers.

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    Topics: Work in Norway, Pension

    Working hours in Norway – calculation based on a fixed average

    By Erik Engeland - Lawyer 8. July 2021

    Calculation of working hours based on a fixed average means that employees can work more for a period of time, provided that they receive the corresponding time off duty later as compensation. Such a scheme may reduce the number of overtime hours. Here are the rules you, as an employer, need to know.

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

    Business in Norway: Hiring-out of labour or construction and assembly contract?

    By Inger Lise Løvneseth - Partner 17. June 2021

    To distinguish between hiring-out of labour and a construction and assembly contract is important to prevent unforeseen surprises from the tax office in Norway.

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    Topics: Work in Norway, Business in Norway

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

    By Christina Fahle - Lawyer 3. June 2021

    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: Labour Law, Work in Norway, Business in Norway

    Employee rights in Norway

    By Christina Fahle - Lawyer 12. May 2021

    Did you know that foreign employees posted to Norway are subject to certain and important parts of the Norwegian working environment Act? Find out how your company can fulfill the mandatory requirements.

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    Topics: Labour Law, Work in Norway

    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

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