Import Guide for Beginners This guide is intended for representatives of companies that will start importing goods into Norway. It provides the general rules relating to imports and directs you to more detailed information on the various topics.
Reporting VAT on import to the Norwegian Tax Administration in 2017 From 2017, VAT-registered businesses must report VAT on the import of goods to the Norwegian Tax Administration instead of calculating VAT on the customs declaration.
Customs declaration overview From 2017 the Norwegian Customs will offer a customs declaration overview as a new service in Altinn. The purpose of the solution is to offer all enterprises registered in the Central Coordinating Register for Legal Entities an overview of their own customs declarations.
Calculating customs duty and taxes There are essentially three types of taxes on the import of goods from abroad – customs duty, VAT, and special taxes. What you have to pay or report to the tax authorities depends on the type of goods and where they come from.
Declaration using TVINN TVINN is Norwegian Customs electronic system for exchanging customs declarations. The system ensures that businesses’ goods are efficiently released (cleared).