Examples on tax calculation for the income years 2021 and 2020

Here you find examples that show the amount of taxes payable on salary or pension income for a person resident in Norway.

Examples on tax calculation – 2021

The calculation is relevant for you if you:

  • are resident in Norway the whole year
  • are over 17 years of age, married or unmarried and do not have children that you support
  • have only salary or pension income from Norway
  • do not pay church tax (has no relevance for Norway)

The tax calculation table below shows the tax for a person who has only salary.

Salary per year (NOK)

Taxes (NOK)

National insurance contribution (NOK)

Taxes and National insurance contribution (NOK)

120,000

2,717

9,840

12,557

240,000

18,714

19,680

38,394

480,000

80,652

39,360

120,012

600,000

111,852

49,200

161,052

The tax calculation table below shows the tax for a person who has only pension.

To be entitled to the tax deduction for pension income you must receive an old-age pension from the National Insurance Scheme or early retirement pension (AFP) in addition to any other pension.

Pension per year (NOK)

Taxes (NOK)

National insurance contribution (NOK)

Tax deduction for pension income (NOK)

Taxes and National insurance contribution (NOK)

120,000

6,413

6,120

12,533

0

240,000

25,303

12,240

26,950

10,593

480,000

84,623

24,480

4,985

104,118

600,000

115,823

30,600

0

146,423

You may be entitled to other deduction that will effect the tax calculation.

You may calculate your tax here

Examples on tax calculation – 2020

The calculation is relevant for you if you:

  • are resident in Norway the whole year
  • are over 17 years of age, married or unmarried and do not have children that you support
  • have only salary or pension income from Norway
  • do not pay church tax (has no relevance for Norway)

The tax calculation table below shows the tax for a person who has only salary.

Salary per year (NOK)

Taxes (NOK)

National insurance contribution (NOK)

Taxes and National insurance contribution (NOK)

120,000

3,234

9,840

13,074

240,000

19,660

19,680

39,340

480,000

82,206

39,360

121,566

600,000

113,646

49,200

162,846

The tax calculation table below shows the tax for a person who has only pension.

To be entitled to the tax deduction for pension income you must receive an old-age pension from the National Insurance Scheme or early retirement pension (AFP) in addition to any other pension.

Pension per year (NOK)

Taxes (NOK)

National insurance contribution (NOK)

Tax deduction for pension income (NOK)

Taxes and National insurance contribution (NOK)

120,000

6,930

6,120

13,050

0

240,000

26,270

12,240

26,343

12,167

480,000

85,947

24,480

4,849

105,578

600,000

117,387

30,600

0

147,987

You may be entitled to other deduction that will effect the tax calculation.

You may calculate your tax here