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Total tax payments in Norway on par with 2016

Norway central bankTotal taxes paid to date in 2017 amount to NOK 127 billion. This equals an increase of NOK 208 million compared to the first two months of 2016.

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In February, the total tax amount paid was NOK 37 billion. This equals a decline of 8.5 percent compared to February last year.

Of this sum, NOK 27 billion was paid through the non-personal taxpaying arrangement excluding taxes levied on petroleum extraction.

NOK 8 billion was from petroleum taxes. By comparison, these taxes totalled NOK 11 billion in February 2016. Payments made through the advance tax arrangement accounted for approximately NOK 1.6 billion.

So far this year, payments made to central government total NOK 49 billion, which equals a decline of NOK 736 million compared to the same period in 2016.

Local government has received NOK 24 billion. Payments to the National Insurance Scheme amount to NOK 46 billion, compared NOK 44 billion in 2016.

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