Foreign VAT Refunds Guide from Norway

 The following information details the requirements needed to be eligible for a VAT refund in Norway. These include claimable expense types, the Norway VAT rates and deadlines, as well as claiming periods.

What Expenses are Claimable for VAT Refund in Norway?

0 %
Hotel & Accommodation
0 %
10 %
Conf, Trade Shows & Expo
0 %
Public Transport
0 %
10 %
Marketing Costs
10 %
Professional Fees
0 %
Car Rental
10 %
Training, Courses & Seminar

What are the Norway VAT Rates?

Norway divides VAT rates into the following three categories:

Applies to mostly all goods and services.
• The reduced VAT rate of 15% applies to passenger transport, hotel accommodation, and certain cultural services.

• The reduced VAT rate of 12% applies to food and drink, cinema tickets, and certain other cultural services.

• There is also a super-reduced rate of 6% that applies to certain foodstuffs.
Applies to exports of goods to countries outside of the EU, international transport of goods and passengers and certain healthcare, educational and financial services

How to Get VAT Refunds from Norway for Your Business?

VAT Refunds Guide for EU Companies
VAT Refunds Guide for Non-EU Companies

Frequently Asked Questions About Norway VAT Recovery

June 30 annually, within six months of the conclusion calendar year in which the tax was incurred.

January-December of the previous year.

It can take up to 4 months for EU businesses and 5 months for Non-EU businesses to get a VAT refund to be processed by the Norway Tax Authority depending on complexity of the claim.

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