Originally Posted by Kiwirobbie
I'm in sales, I sell lights for ships, oil platforms and sometimes naval projects. My tax isn't that bad I pay 36%, although you have to tell the tax authourities what you think you will earn each year, anything over and above what I stated I get taxed 45%. Sales tax is 25% for most items.
Some good benefits are a tax holiday in December where you pay half your standard rate and there is no tax on holiday pay. Also the more debt you have the less tax you pay so it doen't pay to pay off your mortgage.
I don't think I will be moving to Norway.. Sales tax is a bit ridiculous when the income tax is almost the same as the U.S.