Latest news from Norway

UPDATE: Norway confirm the introduction of a mandatory SAF-T file from January 2020

The Norwegian tax authorities have confirmed that the planned implementation of a mandatory SAF-T file will be further delayed until 1 January 2020. The SAF-T file was introduced on a voluntary basis in the country from January 2017 and is a way for the tax authorities to exchange VAT data with businesses in a more… Read More

REMINDER: Norway increases its reduced VAT rate to 12%

From 1 January 2018, the Norwegian government will increase the reduced VAT rate from 10% to 12%. The reduced VAT rate applies to cinema admission, public transport, hotel accommodation services and entrance to museums and amusement parks in the country.

UPDATE: Norway propose to introduce mandatory SAF-T filing from January 2018

The Norwegian tax authorities look likely to delay the implementation of mandatory SAF-T files until at least 2019. Last month the Norwegian tax authorities indicated that they plan to make the standard audit file (SAF-T) reporting mandatory for all businesses from 1 January 2018. However, changes to the legislation governing this have yet to be… Read More