|Starting your own business|
In Norway, stimulation of the entrepreneurial spirit is a policy of national priority. Registration is achieved by submitting a single form to the authorities. But of course, there are a number of rules and regulations that affect both starting up and running your business. And it is your responsibility to know all aspects relevant to your business enterprise.
This guide offers a simple introduction to some of the essential areas of bookkeeping and accounting in Norway. The purpose is to help you get started. After reading the guide you will be familiar with the basic tasks and be able to make the decision whether to do the accounts yourself or engage external expertise.
Value Added Tax (VAT)
The Value Added Tax is an indirect tax on the consumption of goods and services in Norway. The tax is calculated on every chain in the sales process and on import of goods and services from abroad. In this guide you will find the most important aspects of the Norwegian value added tax regulations, plus a number of links to different authorities and sources.