See the example of how you make changes in item 2.1.1
The item will normally be pre-filled with what you have earned. The totals are based on what was reported by the one who pays you, so you should check that everything is correct.
The amounts you must check against can be found in the annual statement of earnings, allowance and tax which you receive from your employer in January
If the amount is wrong, you must correct the tax return. You should also contact your employer to ensure that the annual statement is correct.
Information is missing
If any information is missing, you must enter the pay code, amount and the reason why you are changing the item.
You should also contact the tax collector to obtain the correct tax deduction and avoid substantial underpaid tax next year. If neither income nor tax deduction has been reported, you must be able to present either payslips or bank statements in order to be credited the tax deducted.
What are benefits and what do I have to do?
Benefits are basically everything other than pay which constitutes benefits associated with your job. They are therefore considered to be a supplement to pay and are taxable. Some benefits have already been pre-filled, while you will have to enter others yourself. Some examples of benefits are:
- Free use of car outside working hours
- Free newspaper, mobile telephone subscription, broadband
- Air miles
- Free or subsidised accommodation
- Free work clothing
- Paid expenses for holiday travel
- Favourable loan from employer
- Benefits gained upon the redemption or sale of options which give entitlement to the purchase or sale of shares or primary capital certificates to or from your employer.
- Day care for your children either paid for or covered otherwise.
The total amounts which you must enter will be shown on your payslips or annual statement.
Have you worked abroad?
If you have worked abroad for a Norwegian employer, the employer should have reported your wages for this work in the a-melding as work carried out abroad. If the income is missing or reported incorrectly, you must:
enter the wages in this item, or correct the item
inform your employer that they must send a correted report in the a-melding
tick "Yes" in item item 1.5.6. if you are claiming a deduction from Norwegian tax or relief from Norwegian tax on the salary you have earned abroad.
If you have worked abroad for a foreign employer, you must:
If you have paid tax abroad, there are rules and tax agreements to prevent you from paying tax on the same invome in both countries. For an application for credit deduction (deduction for tax paid in another country) you must fill out form RF-1147.
If you work stay abroad has a duration of at least 12 months, check whether you can apply for the tax reduction according to the one-year-rule. If so, you must fill out form RF-1150. You must also fill out RF-1150 if the tax agreement between Norway and the work country is a distribution agreement.
Log in to make the change in the tax return
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