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Electric cars now hit with parking fees

After enjoying literally a free ride for years, owners of electric cars started having to pay parking fees from March 1 in Oslo just...

Cruise captain accused of fraud, tax evasion

A Norwegian cruiseship captain has been indicted on charges of serious fraud and tax evasion, after collecting disability pay from Norway's state pension fund...

Arctic tax break offer sparks interest

The mayor of the small town of Bø in Vesterålen, Northern Norway, was in Oslo on Monday to futher promote his local council's decision...

Tax authority adds to NAV scandal

NAV isn't Norway's only state agency admitting to mistakes and apologizing to the public. The head of the state tax agency (Skatteetaten) also had...

Climate change tops all political issues

Climate change has, for the first time, topped an annual list that ranks Norway's most important political issues. It remains unclear, however, whether Norwegians...

Labour calls for new electric car tax

Norway has long promoted the sale of electric cars with lots of tax incentives. Now the Labour Party thinks wealthy buyers who've latched on...

Tax lists grab less attention

Norway's state tax authority (Skatteetaten) made its tax lists public again this week, displaying the taxable income and net worth of all Norwegian taxpayers...

State won’t reel in fish-farming tax

A Norwegian professor hooked a new proposal this week to more heavily tax the country's highly lucrative fish-farming operations. Norway's conservative government and a...

Festival aims to light up autumn darkness

The City of Oslo is spending NOK 2 million (USD 222,000) on artistic lighting exhibits from around Europe this coming weekend. Billed as a...

Greens strengthen their grip on Oslo

Vegetarian food in the schools and higher road tolls loom in the Norwegian  capital, after the Greens Party could and did demand more power...

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