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Entrepreneurs Day at Almedalen

At Almedalen we invited people to join in a discussion on social entrepreneurship and philanthropy with a panel of well-known experts ...

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Entrepreneurship, sharing economy and tax – all hot topics at Almedalen

Does Sweden’s tax system need to be reformed in order to stimulate and create the premises so that innovative and dynamic growth companies ...

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Menu of the day 4 July  – debate on taxation at Almedalen

Taxation was high on the agenda at Almedalen today. In the comments below, I have summarised the highlights of a few of the seminars I had ...

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Proposal for co-financing within health insurance

Within the framework of the Government’s action plan for improved health and reduced absence due to illness, the Ministry of Health and ...

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Swedish government presents its action plan against tax avoidance

On April 28, the Government presented its memorandum including 10 measures against tax avoidance, tax evasion and money laundering. These ...

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Few new developments in the Government’s Spring Fiscal Policy Bill 2016

”Building our society takes precedence over tax reductions”. Investments in traditional welfare areas and in refugee issues comprise the ...

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The Incentive Committee’s proposal has been submitted for consultation

The Incentive Committee’s proposal has been submitted for consultation. However, the parties involved in the consultation procedure are not ...

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PwC monitors tax proposals in the 2016 spring budget – a summary of known proposals

On Wednesday, 13 April, the Ministry of Finance will present its spring budget for 2016. Following is a list of the tax proposals which can ...

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The industries subject to special control by the Tax Agency in 2016

Each year the Swedish Tax Agency selects special areas on which to execute more stringent controls. Are you impacted by this year’s special ...

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Surprising decision on foreign investment funds – the legislators learn a lesson?

On 18 March the Supreme Administrative Court (HFD) delivered a decision in a case addressing the question of classification of a foreign ...

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Qualified employee stock options in the proposal from the Committee reviewing the tax treatment of incentive schemes

The Committee presented its proposal for changed tax rules as regards incentive programs on March 15. The Committee’s report incorporates, ...

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TCO driving a new tax reform

On 15 March, TCO (The Swedish Confederation of Professional Employees) publically presented its new, and more thoroughly worked through, ...

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Important considerations in administering personnel working abroad

Many companies have personnel working abroad. Regardless of whether this refers to secondment during a longer period of time, to a shorter ...

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Swedish Tax Agency proposes monthly employer’s contributions statements per employee

The Tax Agency has presented a proposal to the government that employers present, from the income year 2018, employer returns on a per ...

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BEPS may impact Swedish companies with employees working abroad

The changes proposed in BEPS Action 7 could impact the taxation of employees working abroad. It is, therefore, important that the human ...

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Tax year 2015 shows the the way for 2016

If 2015 was a relatively calm tax year, then 2016 could see a real explosion of new developments. New corporate taxation regulations and a ...

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Most popular Tax matters posts during 2015

The 3:12-taxation of non-listed companies and their shareholders, how you can rent out your tenant owner apartment tax free, the ...

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The Swedish tax blog now in English

We have listened to you who read our blog and have spoken with our clients both within and outside Sweden, and we now taking a major step ...

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Magnus Johnsson wishes you Happy Holidays!

Once again, an eventful tax year to sum up! This year, I am writing this in English as from the year-end we will launch Tax matters in ...

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No expansion of RUT tax relief in government’s supplementary budget

The Swedish government’s amending budget for 2016 that was presented on Thursday contains no tax hikes. The SEK 11billion increase in ...

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Let out your house tax-free

The housing shortage in Sweden is a hotly debated topic in Swedish media and among Swedish politicians, not least with regard to finding ...

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Swedish taxation of employee stock options and shares schemes earned abroad is in conflict with EU law

In two advance rulings, the Supreme Administrative Court has established that the taxation of EU citizens for benefits in the form of ...

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