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If you have a table-based tax deduction card: Your table-based tax deduction card will reduce your tax deduction automatically if your employment income is changed. You do not have to change your tax deduction card if only your employment income has changed. Remember to check that the other information on the tax deduction card is correct, for example debt interest and other deductions.

If you have a percentage-based tax deduction card: You must change your tax deduction card yourself if your employment income changes.

If the interest rate is reduced you should change your tax deduction card. If you do not pay debt interest, you must remove it from your tax deduction card.

You will find information and help on how to report a move if you are moving in Norway, to Norway, from Norway or you want to change your mailing address.

Log in to My tax to find payment information for your underpaid tax.

In your Altinn inbox, you'll also find an invoice if you received a notification of underpaid tax.

We’ll let you know when your tax assessment is ready. In the same way that the tax return was sent on different dates, not everyone will get their tax assessment at the same time. You need to wait until you get your notice.

Unfortunately, we cannot give you a specific date for when you’ll receive your notice, even if you call us, contact us on facebook or use our chat.

Measures to limit the spread of the coronavirus:

More tax offices opened to the public on 2 june. Remember to book an appointment. For the time being, you can only book an appointment for ID controls to apply for a tax deduction card, report a move to Norway or paternity declarations.

All our advisers are working from home and they will do their best to help you.
Many people are calling us, so you may experience a bit of wait time.

You can find a lot of information at or you can send us your questions via chat or Facebook.


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Important information

Tax offices

On 2 June, several more tax offices started to offer ID controls in connection with applications for tax deduction cards, reporting a move to Norway or confirming paternity. Remember to book an appointment in advance. All other tax offices will remain closed until further notice The SUA offices are also open.

Help for foreign workers and their employers

At the Service Centres for Foreign Workers (SUA), foreign workers and their employers will receive guidance and help to complete applications. The service centres are located in Oslo, Stavanger, Bergen, Trondheim and Kirkenes. The SUA offices are open for booking appointments.

Tax collector

If you have questions about payment, invoices or property tax, you need to contact the tax collector in your municipality. You will find the address, telephone number and payment account details for municpal tax collectors here.

Norwegian National Collection Agency

The Norwegian National Collection Agency is part of the Tax Administration. They carry out the collection and enforcement in cases from the police, and they collect on claims on behalf of many clients, for example the Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund, Husbanken and the Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority.

Contact information:

Telephone: 751 49 000
Postal address: Postboks 455, 8601 Mo i Rana
or use their contact form

The Collection Agency of the Labour and Welfare Administration (NAV Innkreving)

The Collection Agency of the Labour and Welfare Administration is part of the Tax Administration. They collect on maintenance payments and incorrect payments following decisions from NAV.

Contact information:

Telephone: 210 51 100
Postal address: Nav innkreving, 9917 Kirkenes
or log in and use their contact form

Appeal to Skatteetaten

There are different procedures depending on what you are appealing. In most cases you can change the tax return yourself, instead of submitting an appeal.

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