Latest news from Norway

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

UPDATE: The EU commission announces VAT cooperation agreement between EU and Norway

On 6 February 2018, the European Commission and Norway signed the long awaited VAT cooperation agreement. The negotiations in regards to this agreement began in June 2015 and now signed; it should provide EU Member States and Norway with a legal framework for the cooperation on combating VAT fraud and assisting each other on VAT… Read More