Norway Tax Reports SuiteApp

The following topics describe the features included in or related to the Norway Tax Reports SuiteApp:

Norway Standard Audit File for Tax (SAF-T) Financial:

Norway VAT Return:

This SuiteApp enables you to generate the following reports:

Submitting Norway Standard Audit File for Tax (SAF-T) Financial report is mandatory upon request in connection with an audit. This applies to all companies with a turnover exceeding 5,000,000 Norwegian Krone (starting January 1, 2020).


Retrospective reporting starting year 2018 is not supported and not required by the Norwegian tax authority.

Norway Standard Audit File for Tax (SAF-T) Financial

The Norway SAF-T is a standard file format for exporting various types of accounting transactional data in XML format. The report structure is based on the SAF-T standard format by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

The first version of the Norway SAF-T financial report is comprised of three main sections:

  • Header – Shows general information about the company and audit file

  • Master Files – Shows information about general ledger account, suppliers, customers, and tax table

  • General Ledger Entries – Shows accounting transactions

The Norwegian tax administration, Skatteetaten, lists the primary purposes of the Norway SAF-T Financial data to serve as the following:

  • An export format for accounting data after request from the Norwegian Tax Administration, public accountants and other parties.

  • An archiving format for the necessary accounting data for those who are obliged to keep accounts as stated in the Norwegian bookkeeping legislation.

  • Format for moving data when changing accounting software.

  • Format for moving data from accounting software to other financial systems such as year-end closing systems, tax computation systems, business intelligence software, advisory systems, etc.

Required Setup

To successfully generate the Norway Standard Audit File for Tax (SAF-T) Financial report, do the following:

After all this is done, you can start generating the reports. To learn more, see Generating the Norway Standard Audit File for Tax (SAF-T) Financial.

Known Limitations

This version of the Norway Tax Reports SuiteApp does not support the Adjustment-Only Books feature (see Adjustment-Only Books Overview).

Related Topics

Norway Help Topics
Norway Legacy Tax Topics
Setting Up the Norway SAF-T
Chart of Accounts Mapping to Norway Standard Accounts
Tax Codes Mapping to Norway Standard Tax Codes
Generating the Norway Standard Audit File for Tax (SAF-T) Financial

General Notices