Norway VAT Calculator

To calculate VAT, enter the amount and VAT rate. But, you can also select Exclude VAT for deduction. Click on Calculate:

The inclusive price (amount) means that VAT has been added to the base price, while an exclusive amount refers to the amount without VAT.

How VAT works in Norway?

Value Added Tax (VAT) is a tax that consumers pay on almost all goods and services. For businesses and organizations that are required to pay VAT to the state, VAT is not an expense. As a business, you must pay VAT on your purchases, but you will be entitled to a tax deduction.

What is Output VAT in Norway?

Output VAT is the VAT that a business registered on the VAT register and collect when selling goods and services.

You must calculate output VAT when you sell something to other businesses or ordinary consumers. You will also need to calculate VAT if you remove goods or services from the business for your own use.

Norway Input VAT

Input VAT is the tax you pay as a business when you purchase goods or services for your business. Businesses registered in the VAT register can claim a deduction for this tax.

VAT Return in Norway

All registered enterprises must submit VAT returns. When the VAT return is completed correctly, it will show how much VAT the enterprise must pay to the state, or how much the state must pay to the enterprise.

VAT Exemption

Exempt from VAT means that the rules of the VAT Act apply to this turnover, but the VAT rate is 0% (exempt). Therefore, you do not need to calculate VAT for a particular good or service.

  • Example of exemption for VAT: Books sold to consumers are generally exempt from VAT. However, you will still need to declare such turnover in the tax return for VAT.

VAT Rate in Norway

There are several VAT rates, but the standard VAT rate in Norway is 25%. The reduced rate is 15% for food and 12% for books, newspapers and essential food. Read more about VAT on the home page or the official website of Norway-

VAT Rates By Country

  • Albania: Value Added Tax (VAT) in Albania is 20% for most goods and services.
  • Algeria: VAT in Algeria is 14% to 19% for most products.
  • Azerbaijan: This calculator helps you calculate VAT inclusive and exclusive amounts by selecting the “Add or Exclude VAT” option at the rate of 18%.
  • Austria: Value Added Tax (VAT) in Austria is 20%.
  • Belgium: The Value Added Tax (VAT) in Belgium is 0%, 6%, 12% and 20% respectively.
  • Brazil: VAT in Brazil is 7% to 18% respectively.
  • Chile: Value Added Tax in Chile is 0% to 19% for most goods and services.
  • China: VAT in China is 0% to 17%. 
  • Hungary: The standard VAT rate in Hungary is 27% for most goods and services.
  • Denmark: VAT in Denmark is 0% to 25% for most goods and products.
  • Egypt: Value Added Tax (VAT) in Egypt is 0% to 14% for most products.
  • Finland: VAT in Finland is 24% for most products and services. 
  • Mexico: Value Added Tax (VAT) in Mexico ranges from 0% to 16%.
  • Thailand: VAT in Thailand is 0% to 7%.
  • Slovakia: VAT in Slovakia is 9.5% to 22% for most products.
  • Spain: The standard VAT in Spain is 20% and the average VAT is 4.2% for most products.
  • Switzerland: VAT in Switzerland is 0% to 8% for most products. 
  • Netherlands: Value Added Tax (VAT) in the Netherlands is 0% to 21%.
  • Norway: The VAT rate in Norway is 0% to 25% for most products and services.
  • Philippines: The standard Value-added tax is 12% for most goods and services.
  • South Africa: The standard VAT rate is 15%, but some of essential foods are tax-free.
  • United Kingdom: VAT in the UK is 0% to 20%.
  • Venezuela: VAT in Venezuela is 0% to 16% for most products.
  • Vietnam: Value Added Tax (VAT) in Vietnam is 0% to 15% for most goods and services.
  • Dominican Republic: To calculate VAT, enter the subtotal and VAT rate. The standard VAT rate is 18%.


What is exempt from VAT in Norway?

The following goods and services are exempt from VAT in Norway. These are health services, municipal pre-schools, care services in nursing homes and others.

How to claim a VAT refund in Norway?

Application form RF-1032 is used to apply for a VAT refund. The application deadline for the previous calendar year is 30 September and you must be posted before this date.

Does Norway follow EU VAT rules?

Norway is not a member of the European Union (EU), and as a result, its VAT law does not align with EU law.

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