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Sharper ‘exit tax’ draws both praise and complaints

Norway's left-center government is trying to crack down on wealthy Norwegians who move abroad mostly to avoid the country's controversial annual tax on net...

SV wants to reimpose inheritance tax

Norway's Socialist Left Party (SV) claims the rich keep getting richer in Norway, often because of inherited assets. That's prompting SV to propose reinstatement...

Norway tries to rein in tax refugees

Norway's left-center government is taking new steps to try to keep wealthy taxpayers from moving their fortunes abroad. Stricter rules are aimed at prohibiting...

Food tax unlikely to be lowered

Norwegians have long had to pay tax on food purchases as well as on all other goods and services. They'll likely need to keep...

Former football star accepts jail term

John Carew was one of Norway's most internationally successful football players and then launched a career in acting. Now he's facing a long intermission...

Parliament won’t appeal tax claim

Leadership of the Norwegian Parliament (Stortinget) has decided to accept a claim from state tax authorities that the national assembly itself has paid too...

Politicians ordered to pay more tax

A total of 38 top politicians, many of them current or former Members of Parliament, have received claims from Norwegian tax authorities for back...

More tax refugees flee Norway

Never before have so many wealthy Norwegians decided to move to Switzerland. Most won't admit it, but their residential relocation is widely tied to...

New ‘salmon tax’ stirs up a storm

Of all the new and higher taxes proposed in the Norwegian government's highly contested state budget, none has grabbed more attention than the one...

Politicians criticize tycoon’s move to Switzerland

One of Norway's wealthiest men, industrial tycoon Kjell Inge Røkke, cites other reasons for moving to Switzerland than avoiding his homeland's controversial tax on...

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