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    Annual wage report in Norway

    By Christina Fahle - Lawyer 14. January 2020

    Do you have employees who performed work in Norway in 2019? Don’t forget the annual wage report.

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    Topics: Corporate Taxes, Work in Norway

    Do the right things when doing business in Norway

    By Martin Wikborg - Partner 2. January 2020

     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, Labour Law, Work in Norway, Tax return in Norway, Business in Norway

    Opportunities in Norway – Sotra Connection RV. 555

    By Mia Cecilie Lindstad - Lawyer 30. December 2019

    The largest individual contract within transport and communications in the history of Norway.

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    Topics: Public Procurement, Work in Norway, Business in Norway

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

    By Erling Larsen - Lawyer 23. December 2019

    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, Utenlandsk arbeidskraft, Business in Norway

    Norwegian holiday regulations to be aware of before year-end

    By Erik Engeland - Lawyer 10. December 2019

    The Norwegian Holidays Act states that employees are entitled to a minimum of four weeks and one day of vacation per year. However, most Norwegian employees have agreements allowing them five weeks of vacation per year.

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

    The rules for temporary employment in Norway

    By Ewa-Ruby Mellemsæter - Lawyer 26. November 2019

    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

    Permanent establishment in Norway – 3 grey areas

    By Øivind Henrik von Mehren - Partner 29. October 2019

    As a main rule, Norway can only impose tax on business profits from a foreign company with a permanent establishment in Norway. Accordingly, it makes sense that the term “permanent establishment” is much-discussed amongst tax advisors in Norway.

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

    Working hours in Norway – calculation based on a fixed average

    By Erik Engeland - Lawyer 1. October 2019

    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

    ID cards for building and construction sites in Norway

    By Christian Lyngholm Fjeldsøe - Associate lawyer 3. September 2019

    Most foreign companies with assignments at Norwegian building or construction sites need specific ID cards for their workers. Without these ID cards their workers will be denied access to Norwegian building or construction sites. Below we will explain further what these ID cards are, why they are needed, and how to get them.

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    Topics: Work in Norway

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

    By Aleksander Milde - Associate lawyer 20. August 2019

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

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    Topics: Work in Norway, Business in Norway

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