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How to register this in the tax return?

The rate is 710 NOK per day. You must multiply the number of nights you spent at a hotel with the rate. You add the amount to the other food and accommodation expenses you can claim deduction for, and register the total amount in post 3.2.7.

Example:
You spend 200 nights in hotel

200 days x 710 NOK = 142 000 in food expenses

  Food expenses 142 000NOK  
+ Accommodation expenses 79 358NOK See which deductions you can receive for accommodation
= Total 221 358NOK  

The total amount, in this case 221 358 NOK, can then be registered in post 3.2.7 in the tax return.

 

If your employer offer a canteen or similar where breakfast, lunch and dinner is served, and the employees' payment is at least equivalent to the market price for such food, you can claim a deduction at the lowest rate of NOK 200 per day.

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Required documentation

You do not need to send us the documentation, but you must be able to provide documentation if we ask for it. You must be able to document:

  1. That you have stayed at a hotel, for example by receipts of the stay or a confirmation from your employer.
  2. That you live in your home country. This is documented by a confirmation from a public authority of your home address and who lives there.
  3. The home's standard and size in the home country. This can be documented by, for example, a purchase or rent contract which states the home's standard and size. Size can also be documented by drawings or measurements of the home.

Documentation from a public authority shall apply to the relevant income year, not be older than six months, and be translated into Norwegian or English by a publicly approved translator.

 

Actual expenses

If your actual expenses are greater than the rate, you can claim deduction for your actual expenses.

 

Other deductions you might be entitled to

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