Doing business in Norway
We can help you establish your business in Norway
Tax and VAT liability and social security issues must be assessed, and you must follow Norwegian labour law. There may also be immigration issues which must be considered.
Ræder’s lawyers have extensive experience in assisting foreign companies in legal matters related to their business in Norway. We advise a wide range of clients accross various industries.
We can assist in all types of issues, such as:
- Advise on type of entity
- Company/Branch (“NUF”) registration
- Evaluation of tax and VAT liability
- Interpretation of tax treaties
- Completion and submission of individual and company tax returns
- VAT reporting
- Registration in the VAT register
- VAT representation
- Reporting of contracts and employees in Norway (RF-1199 and RF-1198)
- Application for a Norwegian ID-number and identity check
- ID-cards for construction workers
- Payroll routines and salary withholding tax compliance
- National Insurance Scheme and social security contribution
- Accounting legislation
- Labour Law
- Immigration law
Structuring your business in Norway
Business activities in Norway can be organised in several ways. Find out how:
Financial reporting and auditing
When operating in Norway, businesses are subject to Norwegian taxation in accordance with internal Norwegian legislation. Get an overview here
Foreign emloyers and expacts must deal with Norwegian Compliance obligations and labour law. We provide an overview of reporting of assignment and workers, Norwegian tax liability for employers, PAYE – the new tax scheme for foreign employees, Social security membership and tax returns.
Businesses that have employees or who pay salaries must submit an “a-melding”. Read more about A-melding - withholding tax and payroll.
Labour Law wages for foreign posted workers
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