Latest news from Norway

Norway to remove low-value import from 2020

From 1 January 2020, the Norwegian government have voted to remove the low-value import VAT exemption threshold on goods imported into the country. Currently, this threshold allows companies to import goods into Norway at a value of less than NOK 350 (approx. €35), VAT free. However, in an effort to remove the unfair advantage that… Read More

Norway scraps e-book VAT from July 2019

From 1 July 2019, Norway have reduced the VAT rate applicable on electronic publications to the zero rate. Previously digital publications were subject to the standard rate of VAT at 25%, even though the printed publications (offering the same reading content) were taxed at the zero rate.

UPDATE: The EU commission announces VAT co-operation agreement between EU and Norway

On 1 August 2018, the European Union (EU) published the agreement relating to its administrative co-operation with Norway. This agreement entered into force from 1 September 2018 and will provide EU Member States as well as Norway with a legal framework to cooperate on combating VAT fraud, as well as allowing them to assist each… Read More