Reporting balance of payments data (BoP reporting)
Purpose of the survey
The purpose of the statistics is to illustrate the finances of enterprises in Norway compared to other countries. The statistics are an important part of the balance of payments and the foreign sector in the national accounts. The information is used to ascertain the gross national income and also as a variable in macroeconomic models.
Changes in the reporting of balance of payment, from Q4 2016.
- Item 15000 Accounts receivable, are divided into two after the income statement and are now:
- Item 15000 Accounts receivable from foreign customers, exclusive group companies/subsidiaries
- Item 15010 Accounts receivable from foreign customers, in group companies/subsidiaries
- Item 04000 Net purchases of licenses, patents and licenses are also divided into two:
- Item 04000 Purchases of concessions, patens, licenses etc. directly from abroad
- Item 04100 Sale of concessions, patens, licenses etc. directly from abroad
In addition, the number of currencies in which it can be distributed on the Altinn form are reduced.
Reporting in Altinn
Reporting solution is by Altinn form. The form can be found in My message box in Altinn. Note that you must be assigned the proper role in Altinn in order to complete the form, the accounting empolyee role REGNA. If problems arise, see Help at www.altinn.no or contact Altinn user service on 75 00 60 00.
Data can also be reported on attachments via Altinn. Enterprises who would prefer this solution should contact the foreign economy response service firstname.lastname@example.org
Reporting of financial/balance sheet data
The reporting includes financial, balance sheet and equity items, etc. abroad. In the annual reporting, the amounts should be broken down by country and currency where this is specified in the form. By stating all voluntary specifications int the report for the 4th quarter, the firm can be exempt from the annual report. A guide to reporting is given in the right margin. See also information on the Altinn form.
Deadlines for monthly reporting for 2017:
|January 2017||28. February 2017|
|February 2017||31. March 2017|
Deadlines for quarterly reporting for 2016 and 2017:
1.1. 2016 to 31.12. 2016
27. January 2017
1.1. 2017 to 31.3.2017
28. April 2017
1.1. 2017 to 30.6. 2017
03. August 2017
1.1. 2017 to 30.9. 2017
27. October 2017
1.1. 2017 to 31.12.2017
26. January 2018