Entries Tagged ‘Government’

Do You Really Want To Live In Norway?

Some people think they can just pack up their gear and move to Norway.  They think that once they get a cosy apartment they will find a good job earning lots of money, make great friends and live happily ever after.  All I can say about this is: hmmm. Over the past couple of years […]

The Art in Crime

Trondheim certainly has an interesting way to ask for any witnesses for a crime that has been committed. The sign reads: Sunday 12:30am Young woman knocked down and kicked.  The offended was taken to the hospital with stomach injuries.  When the police arrived at the scene the perpetrator was gone.  No witnesses have come forward. […]

UDI Immigration Changes for 2010

At the beginning of each new year UDI takes the opportunity to make changes.  Here are a few to watch out for in 2010: Residence Permits Name changes are ‘all the go’ right now. – All Permits UDI: The term “residence permit” replaces residence and work permits, so that all permits are called residence permits. […]

November is Half Tax Month

There are many things that are done to prepare for the Christmas season – even the government in Norway gets in on the action.  One unusual tradition in Norway is the November tax break.  All earnings in November are taxed half the regular amount.  As most employers pay wages around the middle of the following […]

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