NOK 375 billion in assessed taxes
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Tax statistics for personal tax payers2011



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NOK 375 billion in assessed taxes

Figures from the tax settlement 2011 show that assessed taxes amounted to NOK 375 billion for residents aged 17 years and older. This is an increase of 6.3 per cent from 2010. In addition, NOK 9 billion was assessed in taxes for non-residents.

Income taxes

Ordinary income increased by 7.3 per cent to NOK 1 086 billion. County, municipal and community tax increased by 7.7 per cent from the previous year.

The number of persons with surtax on their gross income increased by 9 per cent, while the total surtax on gross income increased by 12 per cent.

Tax deductions

The introduction of new tax rules for pensioners in 2011 resulted in the elimination of a special deduction for old age pensioners. Simultaneously, a tax deduction was introduced for old age pensioners. About 700 000 old age pensioners received a tax deduction, which averaged NOK 16 800.

About 329 000 persons utilised the deduction of home investment saving, which is an increase of 25 000 persons from the previous year. The average tax deduction of home investment amounted to NOK 2 500.

Property tax

Taxable gross wealth increased by 5.5 per cent from the previous year, and debt increased by 7.5 per cent. A total of 650 000 persons were assessed wealth tax that amounted to NOK 12.5 billion. The tax free threshold for wealth tax was unchanged form 2010 to 2011.

Statistical basis

The statistics are based on the tax settlement database of the Directorate of Taxes, see About the statistics.