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Why should I pay tax throughout the year?

I do not have much of regular employment, I work shifts for various employers, so it is up to me how much I earn. However, typically the amount of work I do results in me earning about 550k NOK per ...
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Can I buy Social Security credits?

I have 39 credits and no longer work in the US. (Gave up resident card after 10 years in the US). Retired in Norway. Is there any way I could buy the last credit point I need?
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Claiming foreign tax credit by amending a tax return

I am a Norwegian citizen who has been living and working in the US (California) as a resident alien since October 2014. These were my major sources of income in 2015: Wages from my American employer ...
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Take car loan out of mortgage to improve equity

I have my car loan as a part of my mortgage. Now, I want to buy a new house and I'm applying for a Proof of Funding (POF). My salary is (relatively) good, so the limiting factor is my equity. When ...
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What should I do financially if I suspect a housing bubble is arising and might soon burst?

Background In my country (Norway, though the same principles apply everywhere), there's a huge discrepancy between loans in terms of how much equity you need to put up when getting a housing mortgage....
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Use relatives bank account for my paycheck

I live in Sweden, and some family members live in Norway, recently I got a job in Norway, but I was unable to get a bank account here right away, and they can't put my pay on my Swedish account. What ...
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Foreign earned income exclusion / foreign tax credit when present in US

I'm a citizen of Norway as well as of the US by birth. I've never before 2014 resided in the US. I'm a PhD student in my native Norway, but we are here considered employees and paid a wage. I've ...
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Buying a UK property but from another country

My sister in law is looking to buy a UK property as a holiday home, she lives in Norway, other than our normal buying costs, is there any other taxes or fees she has to pay as a non UK resident ?
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Where should taxes go when working in USA, but for a Norwegian company

I'm hired by Norwegian company and sent overseas for around 7 months. I am not Norwegian citizen, just have work permit in Norway. I know that there is an agreement between USA and Norway that ...
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Transfer money from Citibank to Norway TT vs Visa withdrawal

I have an account in Singapore Citibank, and I need to transfer some money to my bank account in Norway as big as around 20K SGD. I used to do this last year with TT and ended up paying around 50 ...
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Traveling abroad for about four years and working as a freelance writer. Who do I pay taxes to?

I've currently been traveling around the world, just recently finished studying in Thailand and am going to be employed in Norway working in the service industry. I've worked there before, filed a ...
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How can Mastercard's interest rate be more in Norway than in Finland?

I select Mastercard because it is easy to compare credits cards between the following countries. I am looking the prices of Mastercard in Finland, Estonia and Norway. All banks have the same amount ...
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To decrease spread cost with a currency account in exchange of currencies

I have bank accounts in Nordea Norway and Nordea Finland. I pay now about 2.5% spread fee in moving NOK from Nordea Norway to Nordea Finland in EUR. No other fees apply because moved between the same ...
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To minimize the spread costs in shopping in the North or Europe

I just noted that my Norwegian Nordea's Visa Debit card's spread is 2,56% when I pay my shoppings with it in Estonia: >>> a=7.33 // Google showed this course in its search by 1 EUR in ...
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Personal property insurance + travelling insurance + accident insurance + health insurance [closed]

The definitions of the specific terms of the insurances differ among different companies. Also, some insurances like Travel Insurance is substitute of Property Insurance during certain specific of ...
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Taxes on a stipend contract in Norway?

I just moved to Norway on a EU fellowship. The contract states that it is not a working contract, but a stipend contract. I know in other European Countries, you don't have to pay tax with this type ...
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Multi-user, non-US personal finance and budget software [closed]

Hija, I realize that there are any number of these questions on here. I didn't manage to find one that related to my specific situation, however. First, I am outside mint.com territory. Second, I ...