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    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 Kjersti Emilie Fjær - Associate 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

    Norwegian National Insurance Scheme

    By Erling Larsen - Lawyer 31. March 2021

    To be entitled to services from The National Insurance Scheme (NAV) in Norway you must have a compulsory membership, or you must be accepted as a voluntary member upon application. Examples of services provided through the National Insurance Scheme in Norway are; treatments by a doctor, psychologist, sick pay, child benefit and pension.

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    Topics: Work in Norway

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

    By Inger Lise Løvneseth - Partner 24. March 2021

    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, Tax return in Norway

    5 tax deductions to claim in your Norwegian tax return

    By May-Liz Rasmussen - Tax advisor 18. March 2021

    Everyone who has capital or income from work performed in Norway must submit a tax return. The due date for filing your tax return 2020 is 30 April 2021.

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    Topics: Work in Norway, Tax return in Norway

    Norwegian tax return: Commuting and commuter expenses

    By Christina Fahle - Lawyer 11. March 2021

    Do you have to live somewhere else than your real home, to work? Then you may be a commuter and thereby entitled to several tax deductions in Norway.

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    Topics: Work in Norway, Tax return in Norway

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