How to register this in the tax return?
In addition to food expenses, you can claim a deduction for accommodation expenses. You add the amounts together and register the total amount in post 3.2.7.
Savings on food expenses at home
If you claim deduction for food expenses according to actual costs, you must subtract 87 NOK per day since your food expenses at home will be reduced. The amount of 87 NOK is the government rate for savings on food expenses at home.
You spent a total of 200 nights in the commuter home during the commuter period.
||You have actual food expenses of
||52 000 NOK
||savings on food expenses at home (200 days of 87 NOK) =
||17 400 NOK
||34 600 NOK in food expenses
The expenses can be registered in post 3.2.7 in the tax return.
If you choose to claim deduction for food expenses according to actual cost, it is a requirement that you can document the expenses with receipts or other documents. You do not need to send us the documentation, but you must be able to provide documentation if we ask for it.