Synne Bjotveit


Synne is a lawyer and Partner in RSM law firm, serving both as a legal department for the audit firm RSM Norway and as an independent law firm, focusing mainly on tax, VAT, company law and transactions. Synne has extensive experience working with national and international taxation, including transfer pricing and tax treaty issues. Synne has experience from the tax authorities and the private sector, and has previously worked as a tax advisor at the Norwegian Central Office – Foreign Tax Affairs (2005-2008)) and at the department of Large Enterprises in Skatt Vest (2015-2017). As an advocate has she worked in the law firm Schjødt (2008 – 2010) and the law firm PwC (2010 – 2015), with tax advice to several sector as the oil service, the industry, the shipping and the financial sector, in addition to tax advice to foreign and domestic expats. Synne has been a speaker in several corporate law and tax law issues. In addition to her law degree, Synne holds a Master in Accounting and Auditing from NHH.

News articles

Proposed withholding tax on interest and royalty etc.

5 March 2020
The Norwegian Government has published a discussion paper introducing withholding tax on interest and royalty etc. The discussion paper follow-up on the Scheel Tax Committee report (NOU 2014: 13), with proposal to introduce withholding tax on interest and royalty to counteract profit shifting. In the consultation paper it is proposed an import ...

The National Budget 2019 was presented on 8 October 2018

8 October 2018
The Norwegian Government proposes changes to the rules on interest limitation and corporate tax residency, and to reduce the corporate tax rate. According to the Norwegian Government the proposals will curb profit shifting and base erosion and level the playing field for national and multinational businesses. The main proposals for the 2019 ...