There can be penalties and a fairly significant tilleggsbeskatning, in addition to the skatteregningen. It is much better that they come to us, than that we find them, for their own part, " says skattedirektør Hans Christian Holte to the Newspaper.HUNT: Skattedirektør Hans Christian Holte says it is better to volunteer than to be found by the tax administration. Photo: Øistein Norum Monsen/Dagbladet. Show more
Holte believes that tax evasion weakens the trust in the Norwegian society.
- It is very important to us that people report real estate assets abroad. It ensures a fair distribution of the tax burden, " says Holte to the Newspaper.
yesterday revealed to Dagbladet that the number of Norwegian taxpayers has held ownership of and income from the rental in Dubai from the Norwegian tax authorities.Here invest norwegians in the property and earn the money in-hide the
In excess of 40 properties in The united arab emirates was reported on the tax return of Norwegian taxpayers in 2014. Dubai is one of seven emirates in the country.More norwegians than known
In a large leakage of eiendomsdata from Dubai, the Newspaper found around 80 properties associated with the norwegians, only in this one of the seven emirates. Around half of the properties are together valued at over 150 million. The overall values are thus considerably higher.HOUSEHOLD FAVORITE: A large proportion of the nordmennne in Dubai-leak pops up in relation to the apartments at Dubai Marina. Show more
Among the norwegians affiliated with the apartments in Dubai, there are several that live there are stuck or in the holidays and have everything in order. But others have obviously hoped that the money will grow quietly in the sandslottene on the arabian coast.Fortunes and revenues in the hide
A large proportion of the 80 individuals affiliated with a property in Dubai taxes to Norway. But the equations Dagbladet has collected shows that in several cases, low income and no fortunes.
More also admit that they have failed to report both the fortunes in the property and rental income to Norwegian tax authorities.
- No, so ... all told that "down there in Dubai, you pay no tax", answered a previous owner.
- And I would not pay the tax with this.Read more interviews here
In the buildings outside the centre of town is two apartments owned by three norwegians. All admit that they do not have reports of the fortune in property or income from the rental to the tax authorities for several years.
the Data leak consists of the information about 129 000 buyers, sellers and owners of homes on 54 000 addresses in Dubai. Analyseselskapet C4ADS and the journalists ' association OCCRP has collated the information and found huge real estate assets from persons affiliated with corruption, murder, smuggling, money laundering or embezzlement from a number of countries in the world.PROPERTY to HIDE: In these apartment blocks outside the city centre is property that is not have been reported to the Norwegian tax authorities. Rental returns likewise. Show more
the Database is from 2014 and 2015. It was put together by professional actors in the real estate industry.
OCCRP has shared it with the Newspaper.Not okay
- If people don't report the correct fortunes and revenues, they risk that we get the knowledge of the relationship in other ways. Through its own controls or international cooperation, " says Holte.
- It is not okay to keep rental returns from Dubai away from innrapporteringen to the Norwegian tax authorities, " says Holte.
the Newspaper has also been in contact with several others who are in the same situation. Others have sold out of properties and moved the money to another country.