Talleraas was a member of the executive committee of Molde municipality council between 1975 and 1978. From 1998 he sat on the board of Romsdals Fellesbank, and was Chairman of Avinor from 2002 to 2006.
In 2012, Borgarting Court of Appeal found Talleraas guilty of through grave negligence unrightfully having received 2,6 million Norwegian krones in pension from the Norwegian Parliament. He got a 6-month suspended sentence. The Supreme Court of Norway declined to hear his appeal in 2013.
- Kristin Jonassen Nordby: Høyesterett avviser anken til Anders Talleraas Aftenposten, 2 April 2013