The tax return comes in different formats

This year, most wage earners and pensioners received their tax return in a new format, while the rest received the tax return in the same format as before.

Important information

When you log in to see your tax return, you’ll automatically see the tax return you must use. There, you’ll find help and guidance irrespective of how your tax return looks.

The new format of the tax return

This year, most wage earners and pensioners who are online users received the new version of the tax return.

This can be found at skatteetaten.no, and looks like this:

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You’ll recognise the new tax return by the Skatteetaten logo in the upper left corner after you’ve logged in.

The new tax return is divided into topics.

Read more about the new tax return

The old format of the tax return

This year, all self-employed persons and businesses, as well as some wage earners and pensioners, received the tax return in the old format.

This can be found at altinn.no and looks like this:

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You’ll recognise the tax return by the Altinn logo in the upper left corner once you’ve logged in.

In the old format, the tax return is divided into numbered items. 

  • See the list of guidance to the items in the tax return
  • If you're required to attach forms, you’ll find them in your tax return.

The tax return on paper 

If you've opted out or have not yet decided whether to become an online user, you'll be sent a tax return on paper.

The paper tax return is divided into numbered items.