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Tax rates on Svalbard


Use the following rates for deductions from salary payments on Svalbard:

  • Low rate: 8%
  • High rate: 22%

Calculate tax with the low rate for income up until 12 times the National Insurance Scheme’s basic amount, and with the high rate for surplus income.

  • The national insurance contributions related to salary, etc. is 8.2%.
  • The national insurance contributions related to pensions, etc. is 5.1%. 

Decision regarding wealth and income tax to Svalbard for the 2019 income year. 

See also section 5-2 of the Svalbard Tax Act regarding the tax and contribution rule on salary.