This is an archived release.
Total tax payments on par with 2016
Total 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.
|Distributed taxes. Accumulated figures so far this year||Change in per cent compared to same period previous year|
|February 2016||February 2017||February 2016||February 2017|
|Distributed taxes, total||126 349||126 557||-7.5||0.2|
|Ordinary taxes on income and wealth, central government||4 514||5 774||-11.5||27.9|
|Ordinary taxes on extraction of petroleum||4 430||3 188||-49.7||-28.0|
|Special income tax on extraction of petroleum||6 923||5 181||-52.8||-25.2|
|Tax equalization contributions to the central government||44 734||42 738||3.5||-4.5|
|Ordinary taxes to county authorities (incl. Oslo)||3 799||4 097||2.3||7.8|
|Ordinary taxes to municipalities||17 797||19 527||3.1||9.7|
|Member contributions to the National Insurance Scheme||16 401||17 294||5.0||5.4|
|Employer contributions to the National Insurance Scheme||27 389||28 274||-3.2||3.2|
|Taxes on dividends to foreign shareholders||363||483|
In February, the total tax amount paid was NOK 37 billion. This equals a decline of 8.5 per cent 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.