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This country note provides an environmental tax and carbon pricing profile for Norway. It shows environmentally related tax revenues, taxes on energy use and effective carbon rates.
This database provides information on environmentally related taxes, fees and charges, tradable permit systems, deposit refund systems, environmentally motivated subsidies and voluntary approaches used in environmental policy in OECD member countries and a number of other countries. Developed in co-operation between the OECD and the European Environment Agency.
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Norway has the 18th highest tax wedge among the 34 OECD member countries in 2015. The country occupied the same position in 2014. The average single worker in Norway faced a tax wedge of 36.6% in 2015 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%.in 2014.
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The tax burden in Norway declined by 1.4 percentage points from 40.5% to 39.1% in 2014. The corresponding figures for the OECD average were an increase of 0.2 percentage points from 34.2% to 34.4%.
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The VAT revenues in Norway accounted for 18.2% of total tax revenue in 2012, below the OECD average of 19.5%.
Uruguay has signed 7 new agreements providing for the exchange of tax information, showing its willingness to implement the global standards.
This report summarises the legal and regulatory framework for transparency and exchange of information for tax purposes in Norway.
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Agreement between Norway and Saint Lucia for the exchange of information relating to tax matters
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Agreement between Norway and Antigua and Barbuda for the exchange of information relating to tax matters
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Agreement between Norway and Dominica for the exchange of information relating to tax matters