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Swedish Tax Agency

Swedish Tax Agency
Skatteverket
Agency overview
Formed 1 January 2004
Preceding Agency Swedish National Tax Board
Jurisdiction Government of Sweden
Headquarters Solna strandväg 10, Solna Municipality, Stockholm County
Employees Circa 10,800 (2011)[1]
Annual budget SEK 6,100,842,000 (2008)
Minister responsible Anders Borg, Minister for Finance
Agency executive Ingemar Hansson, Director-general[2]
Parent agency Ministry of Finance
Website www.skatteverket.se

The Swedish Tax Agency (Swedish: Skatteverket) is a government agency in Sweden responsible for national tax collection and administering the population registration.

The agency was formed on 1 January 2004 through the merge of the Swedish National Tax Board (Riksskatteverket) and the then 10 existing regional tax authorities (skattemyndigheter).

The Swedish Tax Agency (and prior to that, the Swedish National Tax Board) was also formerly the parent agency of the Swedish Enforcement Administration (Kronofogdemyndigheten). Since 1 July 2008, the Swedish Enforcement Administration is an independent agency but with close administrative ties to the Swedish Tax Agency.

The agency has local offices in over a hundred cities across Sweden, with the headquarters located in Solna, Stockholm County.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Om oss" (in Swedish). Swedish Tax Agency. Archived from the original on 20 May 2011. Retrieved 20 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "Verksledningen" (in Swedish). Swedish Tax Agency. Archived from the original on 20 May 2011. Retrieved 20 May 2011. 

External links

  • Official website
  • Tax registration of foreign companies and sole traders in Sweden, Swedish Tax Agency
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