The Commission has successfully completed the negotiations with Norway to amend the EU-Norway agreement on administrative cooperation, recovery assistance and combating fraud in the field of VAT. The purpose of the negotiations was to align the EU-Norway agreement with the latest amendments of the EU legislation on VAT administrative cooperation introduced after its conclusion in 2018.
On 6 December, the agreement was initialled by Mariana Hristcheva, Head of Unit in the Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union, for the EU and Tor Lande, Deputy Director-General Ministry of Finance, for Norway. The initialling marked the end of the negotiation process which was launched in June 2022.
Once it has been signed and adopted, the amendment will provide Member States with new cooperation tools with Norway.
- Publication date
- 6 December 2023
- Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union