Tormod Torvanger

Associate Professor Tormod Torvanger

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Accounting, Auditing and Law
Tax Law The Norwegian Tonnage Tax System International Tax Company Law

Tormod Torvanger has been employed at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) since 2011. Besides other tasks at NHH, he is responsible for the courses Tax law (RET14), Tax and Duties (ACC 441) and Company law (ACC 440). Currently, Torvanger shares his time between NHH and his law practice.

Torvanger graduated from the University of Oslo in 1995, with specialization in Company Law and Tax Law. Thereafter, he worked with the tax authorities, mainly as a senior legal advisor at the Central Tax Office for Large Enterprises, until he established himself as a tax lawyer in Thommessen and, subsequently, in the law firm Rasmussen & Broch DA.

Torvanger’s PhD degree was awarded based on an acclaimed analysis of the Norwegian tonnage tax system in an international perspective, i.e. a study of the framework’s criteria for vessel eligibility (Gyldendal 2020). He is also a co-author of two leading commentaries on the Norwegian Tax Act, and a participant in tax research forums at the University of Bergen and the University of Oslo respectively.

Torvanger is a member of the Norwegian Complaints Board for Petroleum Tax and the deputy leader of the Price Council for Aquaculture.

Selected publications

Author(s) Title Publisher
Torvanger, Tormod Skatteloven med kommentarer, §§ 8-10 flg. (rederibeskatningsregelsettet) Karnov lovkommentarer (60 pages); 2021
Torvanger, Tormod Access to the Norwegian tonnage tax system Gyldendal Akademisk; 2020
Torvanger, Tormod Access to the Norwegian tonnage tax system 2020
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