<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=481164012244046&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">

    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.

    Read more

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

    Norwegian business culture

    By Magnus Legal 29. November 2018

    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.

    Read more

    Topics: Work 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.

    Read more

    Topics: Work in Norway, Tax return in Norway

    ID cards for building and construction sites in Norway

    By Christian Lyngholm Fjeldsøe - Associate lawyer 14. August 2018

    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.

    Read more

    Topics: Work in Norway

    RF-1198 and RF-1199 reporting for foreign businesses

    By Christian Lyngholm Fjeldsøe - Associate lawyer 17. July 2018

    Foreign businesses with activities in Norway are required to report their assignments and employees to Norwegian tax authorities. The report is filed to the Central Office – Foreign Tax Affairs (COFTA) 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. 

    Read more

    Topics: Internasjonal, Corporate Taxes, Work 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.

    Read more

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

    Employee rights in Norway

    By Kjersti Emilie Fjær - Associate lawyer 28. June 2018

    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 fulfil the mandatory requirements.

    Read more

    Topics: Labor Law, Work in Norway

    Work permit in Norway

    By May-Liz Rasmussen - Tax advisor 3. May 2018

    Is it possible for a foreigner to sign a contract and start working in Norway for a Norwegian employer, without a work permit?

    Read more

    Topics: Work in Norway

    Welcome to the Magnus Legal blog

    We share relevant and applicable information related to doing business in Norway. Our lawyers focus on the practical implications for our clients of relevant business legislation, such as how to tender, how to draft and win contracts in Norway, how to establish and operate a Norwegian business and how to comply with the tax regulations.

    New blogs are posted regularly. If you want to be up to speed, you are welcome to sign up for e-mail notifications of our blogs.

     

    Visit our website: magnuslegal.no/en

    Subscribe to our latest blog posts

    Latest posts

    Search our blog