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Norway extends 6% VAT on hotels and public transport

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.

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