COVID-19 VAT cuts to support key sectors
Norway has extended VAT the application of the new 6% VAT rate on certain supplies until 30 September 2021. It had been scheduled to run out on 30 June 2021. The reduced rate was originally set at 12%, and reduced first to 7% at the start of the COVID-19 crisis in April 2020.
The 6% Value Added Tax rate applies to:
- Public transport
- Cinema tickets
- Hotel and similar overnight accommodation
- Museums and other cultural or amusement attractions
- Public broadcasting
The standard VAT rate in Norway is 25%. Sign-up for VAT Calc’s FREE global VAT and GST news e-mail updates.
Global coronavirus VAT cuts
Many countries around the world have provided immediate support to the hard-hit tourism and hospitality sectors through targeted VAT rate cuts.