Increased tax payments despite lower petroleum taxes
Total taxes paid amount to NOK 274 billion at the end of April 2017. This equals an increase of 1.3 per cent from the corresponding period last year.
- Full set of figures
- Tax accounts
Figure 1. Total taxes on extraction of petroleum as a percentage of total tax payments
Total petroleum taxes paid are nearly NOK 4.7 billion lower than the total receipt for April 2016. Despite the reduced petroelum taxes, however, total taxes paid have increased. Total taxes paid between January and April 2017 are NOK 3 billion higher than in the corresponding period last year.
In April 2017, the accumulated petroleum taxes made up 6.5 per cent of total tax payments. This share is significantly lower than compared to earlier years. For a number of years, this share has on average amounted to well over 20 per cent of the total payments, and over 30 per cent at its highest.
Figure 2. Paid and distributed taxes by county authority. January - April accumulated. Change in per cent
|Distributed taxes by county, total,excluding petroleum taxes||3.5||0.8|
|Møre og Romsdal||1.0||-2.5|
|Sogn og Fjordane||2.0||0.5|
See more figures in the statistics Tax accounts.