Denmark, Sweden: Tax guidance for commuters affected by “lockdown” (COVID-19)

Denmark, Sweden: Tax guidance for commuters (COVID-19)

Danish and Swedish authorities provided guidance to help commuters in the Øresund region (the metropolitan region of eastern Denmark and Skåne in southern Sweden) with regard to the income tax and social security implications of the “lockdown” that resulted from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.


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Many commuters in the Øresund region are expected to have “split taxation” due to working from home during the lockdown period, and in some instances, may have a small upside in total taxation and, in other instances, an increased overall taxation.

Read a June 2020 report prepared by the KPMG member firm in Denmark

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