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Decrease in total tax payments
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2015-10-16T10:00:00.000Z
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Tax accountsSeptember 2015

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Decrease in total tax payments

Payments through the advance tax arrangement have increased in the first three quarters of 2015. Low payments of petroleum taxes have caused a decrease in total tax payments.

Tax accounts. Distributed taxes. NOK million and change in per cent.
Distributed taxes. Accumulated figures so far this yearChange in per cent compared to same period previous year
September 2014September 2015September 2014September 2015
Distributed taxes, total672 538652 983-2.1-2.9
Ordinary taxes on income and wealth, central government23 86123 304-4.5-2.3
Ordinary taxes on extraction of petroleum46 54032 855-17.4-29.4
Special income tax on extraction of petroleum75 69854 017-19.3-28.6
Tax equalization contributions to the central government171 937171 6010.1-0.2
Ordinary taxes to county authorities (incl. Oslo)22 48323 5663.34.8
Ordinary taxes to municipalities104 574109 9482.05.1
Member contributions to the National Insurance Scheme95 276102 8327.27.9
Employer contributions to the National Insurance Scheme128 695133 6423.63.8
Taxes on dividends to foreign shareholders3 4741 21930.2-64.9
Figure 1. Paid and distributed taxes by county authority. January - September accumulated. Change in per cent

A total of NOK 506 billion has been paid through the advance tax arrangement so far this year. This is NOK 22 billion, or 4.5 per cent, more than in the corresponding period of 2014. Taxes to local authorities and county authorities have increased by about NOK 6 billion, or 5.1 per cent.

While taxes paid through the advance tax arrangement have increased, payments through the non-personal taxpaying arrangement have decreased by more than NOK 41 billion. Petroleum taxes have decreased by NOK 35 billion and tax equalization contributions from non-personal taxpayers have decreased by almost NOK 7 billion from the first three quarters of 2014 to the first three quarters of 2015.

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From January 2015, the sum of taxes on dividends to foreign shareholders is adjusted to account for repayments to shareholders exempted from this tax. So far this year, the sum of repayments is about NOK 1.3 billion.