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Sweden introduces mandatory tax withholding on foreign companies’ invoices for work performed in Sweden

New regulations on tax withholding came into force on January 1, 2021. Swedish companies will be obliged to withhold tax at source on ...

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CJEU rules Swedish interest deduction rule incompatible with EU law

The Swedish Supreme Administrative Court (SAC) referred the Lexel case (C-484/19) to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in ...

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Swedish tax relief for foreign experts has been extended - tax relief can now be granted for a five year period

New rules apply from January 1, 2021. The period for which tax relief, the so called “expert tax relief” can be granted has been extended ...

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New verdict from the Supreme Administrative Court regarding the interpretation of the interest deduction limitation rules in relation to a fund structure

The investors in a contractual fund have been regarded as lenders to a Swedish portfolio company, thus the rightful recipients of interest ...

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Economic employer – Swedish parliament decided on the new proposed rules

The Swedish parliament has decided to adopt the bill on changed rules for taxation of temporary work in Sweden. This means that new rules ...

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Sweden is now introducing the concept of “Economic employer” which means an increase in taxation of foreign workers and business travellers

The Swedish government has now submitted the bill with the proposal to introduce the concept of economic employer in Sweden. As a ...

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New information due to covid-19 regarding VAT treatment of bad debts

The Swedish Tax Agency has published a new guideline with the purpose to facilitate companies’ VAT treatment of bad debts. We explain what ...

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The Swedish Tax Agency’s New Approach to Intra-Group Financial Guarantees

The Swedish Tax Agency's two previous positions on financial guarantees are being reconsidered in order to better align with international ...

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Exemption from customs duties and VAT on imports: an effect of Covid-19

When importing goods from non-EU countries, customs should be cleared and customs duties and VAT should be paid. As a result of the ...

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39 billion in additional support measures for companies

At a press conference on the morning of April 30, the government, together with the Center and the Liberals, presented additional measures ...

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Temporary discount for rental costs – this is how it works

The Swedish government has proposed to allocate SEK 5 billion in order to reduce rental costs for companies in sectors hard-hit due to the ...

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Support measures at focus in the government's spring budget

On the morning of 15 April, the Swedish government presented its proposal for the spring budget. As expected, the budget contains measures ...

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