Tax refund

from Norway

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Average sum returned

Clients from Norway usually get 5822 NOK returned on average.

Limitation period

Taxes from Norway can be returned for as many as the last 4 years.

Missing documents

If you do not have all the necessary documents - we can get them for you.

Duration of the procedure

Returning taxes from Norway takes 2 to 4 months.

Tax refund process

If you have worked in Norway during the last four years, you can file for a tax return. It is a simple procedure with RT Tax: register, gather the necessary documents, provide them to us, and we will take care of the rest!

Clients from Norway usually get 5822 NOK returned on average.

Registration

Register for a tax return. Immediately after the registration you shall receive the documents submission form and further instructions. Our consultants shall contact you in 24 hours and answer all potential questions.

You can also download the documents submission form on your own. Find its filling examples here. After filling it in, you will have to gather all the documents necessary for a tax return.

Documents necessary for a tax return:

A copy of your passport or ID card;

Official documents certifying the holder’s identity and citizenship.

Arsoppgave form (from 2015 tax year, employers issue this form instead of the RF-1015B form) or last payslips from all employments;

Årsoppgave form – document provided by your employer which states your total income and paid taxes.

Last payslip – document provided by your employer along with your salary. Last payslip states your total income and paid taxes.

Examples:

Arsoppgave

Last Payslip

Selvangivelse form (Tax Return);

This is a document issued by the Norwegian Tax Administration every year in May. It contains information on employee‘s total income and paid taxes.

Examples:

Selvangivelse

Tax Assessment (Skatteoppgjor);

This is a tax calculation issued by Norwegian Tax Administration at the end of the tax year.

Example:

Skatteopgjor

A copy of Skattekort.

Skattekort – a form which allows employer to see how much tax should be deducted from employee‘s salary. This form is issued in December every year.

Example:

Skattekort

IMPORTANT: If you are married and your spouse earned less than 42 000 NOK in 2016 calculating in your country’s currency (this amount differs every year), your refundable amount may be bigger. You will need the following documents for this: form FR 0594 from your State Tax Inspection (in English language) and a copy of your marriage certificate (with the English translation).

NOTE: If you do not have all the necessary documents – no problem! You can still start your tax return process. Our experienced tax return specialists will retrieve your missing documents.

Submission of documents

Submit all the necessary documents and the documents submission form to us. Bring or send all the documents to our representative office via mail:

RT Tax

Business Center – Kaap Noord
Asterweg 17A2
1031 HL Amsterdam, Netherlands

Having received your documents, we will begin your tax return process immediately and inform you. You can follow the process by logging in to an online account, created especially for you.

When the foreign tax office returns your taxes, you will be informed by e-mail about the successful tax refund.

Other services

If you worked in Norway, you could use Child Benefit allowance return service. If one of the parents is working/has worked in Norway while the other one is living together with a child in any of the European Economic Area (EEA) countries, a child is eligible for the following allowances: Barnetrygd (Child Benefit), Utvidet Barnetrygd (Extended Child Benefit for single parents) and Kontantstøtte (A Cash-for-Care Benefit).

RT Tax specialists can help you to prepare documents for you to receive Child Benefit allowance.

Barnetrygd (Child Benefit) belong to children until they turn 18. The purpose of Child Benefit allowance is to help parents to defray some of the cost of raising children. If a child receives other benefits in a EEA country, you will only be paid the amount by which the Norwegian benefit exceeds the benefit a child receives in the EEA country.

Amount of the allowance: 970 NOK per month.

Documents required:

  • A copy of marriage certificate (translated and certified by a translation agency);
  • A copy of child’s birth certificate (translated and certified by a translation agency);
  • A copy of child’s passport (if any);
  • A Certificate from Ministry of Social Security and Labour of home country confirming that the child does not receive any benefits or receives benefits in an EEA country (translated and certified by a translation agency);
  • Copies of passports of both parents;
  • Family composition certificate issued by municipality or your local government (translated and certified by a translation agency);
  • A residence permit issued by police in Norway;
  • A copy of employment contract in Norway;
  • Last payslips – originals or copies;
  • Årsopgave – originals or copies.

Limitation period: Child Benefit allowance may be returned for the last 3 years.

Important information: If you stop working in Norway, you have to inform NAV (Norwegian Labour and Welfare Organization) about it because you are no longer eligible to receive Child Benefit allowance. If you stop working in Norway but you still receive Child Benefit allowance, NAV may calculate a debt for you. If parents live together, money is transferred to child’s mother. If one of the parents lives in Norway, money is transferred to the parent with whom a child is currently living in EEA country. NAV considers if you are eligible for Child Benefit allowance in Norway. RT Tax is not responsible for the time frame, outcome or the amount of allowance.

Utvidet Barnetrygd (Extended Child Benefit) – belong to single parents who are raising children.

Amount of the allowance: 1940 NOK per month.

Documents required:

One of the following documents which proves that a child is being raised by a single parent:

  • A copy of divorce certificate (translated and certified by a translation agency);
  • A copy of death certificate (translated and certified by a translation agency);
  • A copy of court decision on custody (translated and certified by a translation agency);
  • A copy of child’s birth certificate (translated and certified by a translation agency);
  • A copy of child’s passport (if any);
  • A Certificate from Ministry of Social Security and Labour of home country confirming that the child does not receive any benefits or receives benefits in an EEA country (translated and certified by a translation agency);
  • A copy of passport of one of the parents;
  • Family composition certificate issued by municipality or your local government (translated and certified by a translation agency);
  • A residence permit issued by police in Norway;
  • A copy of employment contract in Norway;
  • Last payslips – originals or copies;
  • Årsopgave – originals or copies.

Limitation period: Utvidet Barnetrygd (Extended Child Benefit) allowance may be returned for the last 3 years.

Important information: If you stop working in Norway, you have to inform NAV (Norwegian Labour and Welfare Organization) about it because you are no longer eligible to receive Child Benefit allowance. If you stop working in Norway but you still receive Child Benefit allowance, NAV may calculate a debt for you. If parents live together, money is transferred to child’s mother. If one of the parents lives in Norway, money is transferred to the parent with whom a child is currently living in EEA country. NAV considers if you are eligible for Child Benefit allowance in Norway. RT Tax is not responsible for the time frame, outcome or the amount of allowance.

Kontantstøtte (A Cash-for-Care Benefit) – this allowance belongs to children from 1 to 2 years. Kontantstøtte allowance is granted for a maximum of 11 months. This allowance is provided to a child if a child does not attend kindergarten or attends less than 20 hours per week.

Documents required:

  • If a child attends kindergarten: A certificate from the kindergarten stating how many hours per week the child attends kindergarten. The number of hours should not exceed 20 hours per week (translated and certified by a translation agency);
  • A copy of child’s birth certificate (translated and certified by a translation agency);
  • A copy of child’s passport (if any);
  • A Certificate from Ministry of Social Security and Labour of home country confirming that the child does not receive any benefits or receives benefits in an EEA country (translated and certified by a translation agency);
  • Copies of passports of both parents;
  • Family composition certificate issued by municipality or your local government (translated and certified by a translation agency);
  • A residence permit issued by police in Norway;
  • A copy of employment contract in Norway;
  • Last payslips – originals or copies;
  • Årsopgave – originals or copies.

Limitation period: Kontantstøtte (A Cash-for-Care Benefit) allowance may be returned for the last 3 months.

Important information: If you stop working in Norway, you have to inform NAV (Norwegian Labour and Welfare Organization) about it because you are no longer eligible to receive Child Benefit allowance. If you stop working in Norway but you still receive Child Benefit allowance, NAV may calculate a debt for you. If parents live together, money is transferred to child’s mother. If one of the parents lives in Norway, money is transferred to the parent with whom a child is currently living in EEA country. NAV considers if you are eligible for Child Benefit allowance in Norway. RT Tax is not responsible for the time frame, outcome or the amount of allowance.

tax refund from norway
Tax refund process

Tax refund process

If you have worked in Norway during the last four years, you can file for a tax return. It is a simple procedure with RT Tax: register, gather the necessary documents, provide them to us, and we will take care of the rest!

Clients from Norway usually get 5822 NOK returned on average.

Registration

Registration

Register for a tax return. Immediately after the registration you shall receive the documents submission form and further instructions. Our consultants shall contact you in 24 hours and answer all potential questions.

You can also download the documents submission form on your own. Find its filling examples here. After filling it in, you will have to gather all the documents necessary for a tax return.

Necessary documents

Documents necessary for a tax return:

A copy of your passport or ID card;

Official documents certifying the holder’s identity and citizenship.

Arsoppgave form (from 2015 tax year, employers issue this form instead of the RF-1015B form) or last payslips from all employments;

Årsoppgave form – document provided by your employer which states your total income and paid taxes.

Last payslip – document provided by your employer along with your salary. Last payslip states your total income and paid taxes.

Examples:

Arsoppgave

Last Payslip

Selvangivelse form (Tax Return);

This is a document issued by the Norwegian Tax Administration every year in May. It contains information on employee‘s total income and paid taxes.

Examples:

Selvangivelse

Tax Assessment (Skatteoppgjor);

This is a tax calculation issued by Norwegian Tax Administration at the end of the tax year.

Example:

Skatteopgjor

A copy of Skattekort.

Skattekort – a form which allows employer to see how much tax should be deducted from employee‘s salary. This form is issued in December every year.

Example:

Skattekort

IMPORTANT: If you are married and your spouse earned less than 42 000 NOK in 2016 calculating in your country’s currency (this amount differs every year), your refundable amount may be bigger. You will need the following documents for this: form FR 0594 from your State Tax Inspection (in English language) and a copy of your marriage certificate (with the English translation).

NOTE: If you do not have all the necessary documents – no problem! You can still start your tax return process. Our experienced tax return specialists will retrieve your missing documents.

Submission of documents

Submission of documents

Submit all the necessary documents and the documents submission form to us. Bring or send all the documents to our representative office via mail:

RT Tax

Business Center – Kaap Noord
Asterweg 17A2
1031 HL Amsterdam, Netherlands

Having received your documents, we will begin your tax return process immediately and inform you. You can follow the process by logging in to an online account, created especially for you.

When the foreign tax office returns your taxes, you will be informed by e-mail about the successful tax refund.

Other services

Other services

If you worked in Norway, you could use Child Benefit allowance return service. If one of the parents is working/has worked in Norway while the other one is living together with a child in any of the European Economic Area (EEA) countries, a child is eligible for the following allowances: Barnetrygd (Child Benefit), Utvidet Barnetrygd (Extended Child Benefit for single parents) and Kontantstøtte (A Cash-for-Care Benefit).

RT Tax specialists can help you to prepare documents for you to receive Child Benefit allowance.

Child Benefits (Barnetrygd)

Barnetrygd (Child Benefit) belong to children until they turn 18. The purpose of Child Benefit allowance is to help parents to defray some of the cost of raising children. If a child receives other benefits in a EEA country, you will only be paid the amount by which the Norwegian benefit exceeds the benefit a child receives in the EEA country.

Amount of the allowance: 970 NOK per month.

Documents required:

  • A copy of marriage certificate (translated and certified by a translation agency);
  • A copy of child’s birth certificate (translated and certified by a translation agency);
  • A copy of child’s passport (if any);
  • A Certificate from Ministry of Social Security and Labour of home country confirming that the child does not receive any benefits or receives benefits in an EEA country (translated and certified by a translation agency);
  • Copies of passports of both parents;
  • Family composition certificate issued by municipality or your local government (translated and certified by a translation agency);
  • A residence permit issued by police in Norway;
  • A copy of employment contract in Norway;
  • Last payslips – originals or copies;
  • Årsopgave – originals or copies.

Limitation period: Child Benefit allowance may be returned for the last 3 years.

Important information: If you stop working in Norway, you have to inform NAV (Norwegian Labour and Welfare Organization) about it because you are no longer eligible to receive Child Benefit allowance. If you stop working in Norway but you still receive Child Benefit allowance, NAV may calculate a debt for you. If parents live together, money is transferred to child’s mother. If one of the parents lives in Norway, money is transferred to the parent with whom a child is currently living in EEA country. NAV considers if you are eligible for Child Benefit allowance in Norway. RT Tax is not responsible for the time frame, outcome or the amount of allowance.

Utvidet Barnetrygd (Extended Child Benefit)

Utvidet Barnetrygd (Extended Child Benefit) – belong to single parents who are raising children.

Amount of the allowance: 1940 NOK per month.

Documents required:

One of the following documents which proves that a child is being raised by a single parent:

  • A copy of divorce certificate (translated and certified by a translation agency);
  • A copy of death certificate (translated and certified by a translation agency);
  • A copy of court decision on custody (translated and certified by a translation agency);
  • A copy of child’s birth certificate (translated and certified by a translation agency);
  • A copy of child’s passport (if any);
  • A Certificate from Ministry of Social Security and Labour of home country confirming that the child does not receive any benefits or receives benefits in an EEA country (translated and certified by a translation agency);
  • A copy of passport of one of the parents;
  • Family composition certificate issued by municipality or your local government (translated and certified by a translation agency);
  • A residence permit issued by police in Norway;
  • A copy of employment contract in Norway;
  • Last payslips – originals or copies;
  • Årsopgave – originals or copies.

Limitation period: Utvidet Barnetrygd (Extended Child Benefit) allowance may be returned for the last 3 years.

Important information: If you stop working in Norway, you have to inform NAV (Norwegian Labour and Welfare Organization) about it because you are no longer eligible to receive Child Benefit allowance. If you stop working in Norway but you still receive Child Benefit allowance, NAV may calculate a debt for you. If parents live together, money is transferred to child’s mother. If one of the parents lives in Norway, money is transferred to the parent with whom a child is currently living in EEA country. NAV considers if you are eligible for Child Benefit allowance in Norway. RT Tax is not responsible for the time frame, outcome or the amount of allowance.

Kontantstøtte (A Cash-for-Care Benefit)

Kontantstøtte (A Cash-for-Care Benefit) – this allowance belongs to children from 1 to 2 years. Kontantstøtte allowance is granted for a maximum of 11 months. This allowance is provided to a child if a child does not attend kindergarten or attends less than 20 hours per week.

Documents required:

  • If a child attends kindergarten: A certificate from the kindergarten stating how many hours per week the child attends kindergarten. The number of hours should not exceed 20 hours per week (translated and certified by a translation agency);
  • A copy of child’s birth certificate (translated and certified by a translation agency);
  • A copy of child’s passport (if any);
  • A Certificate from Ministry of Social Security and Labour of home country confirming that the child does not receive any benefits or receives benefits in an EEA country (translated and certified by a translation agency);
  • Copies of passports of both parents;
  • Family composition certificate issued by municipality or your local government (translated and certified by a translation agency);
  • A residence permit issued by police in Norway;
  • A copy of employment contract in Norway;
  • Last payslips – originals or copies;
  • Årsopgave – originals or copies.

Limitation period: Kontantstøtte (A Cash-for-Care Benefit) allowance may be returned for the last 3 months.

Important information: If you stop working in Norway, you have to inform NAV (Norwegian Labour and Welfare Organization) about it because you are no longer eligible to receive Child Benefit allowance. If you stop working in Norway but you still receive Child Benefit allowance, NAV may calculate a debt for you. If parents live together, money is transferred to child’s mother. If one of the parents lives in Norway, money is transferred to the parent with whom a child is currently living in EEA country. NAV considers if you are eligible for Child Benefit allowance in Norway. RT Tax is not responsible for the time frame, outcome or the amount of allowance.

Find out how much of your taxes you can get back!

Use our free tax calculator to find out the sum you are eligible to return. This will only take several minutes.

Do you have questions? We will answer them!

Can I file for the return of all the taxes from Norway?

Refundable amount depends on such factors as paid taxes and worked period. All the taxes from Norway can be returned only if you meet the required conditions.

How long does the tax return process take?

Tax returns from Norway normally take 2-4 months, depending on the processes in Norway tax office. When we receive your documents, we review and process them, prepare your income tax declarations and send it to the tax office at Norway in the shortest possible amount of time.

What should I do if I do not have all the necessary documents?

If you do not have all the necessary documents – we can get them for you.

What are the service fees?

RT Tax does not apply any upfront or hidden charges, meaning, it shall cost you nothing to contact us in order to file for a tax return and the commission is only paid when the tax return process has been completed. The charge for tax returns from Norway depends on the sum that is to be returned: 14% from the returned tax sum, but no less than 690 NOK.

If your missing Arsoppgave forms need to be sought out, an additional charge of 150 NOK is applied.

Which years can I file a tax return for?

Taxes from Norway can be returned for as many as the last 4 years.

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  • I worked abroad two times. Definitely one of the most difficult thing is returning the taxes.  First time I were not satisfied with the company I used, therefore I could recommend RT TAX for quick and reliable company. I’m planning to go to the USA again and after that I’m sure I will use RT TAX service again.

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