Swedish Tax Agency

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

Swedish Tax Agency
Skatteverket Logo.svg
Agency overview
Formed1 January 2004
Preceding agency
  • Swedish National Tax Board
JurisdictionGovernment of Sweden
HeadquartersSolna strandväg 10, Solna Municipality, Stockholm County
59°21′20.06″N 17°58′9.80″E / 59.3555722°N 17.9693889°E / 59.3555722; 17.9693889
EmployeesCirca 10,800 (2011)[1]
Annual budgetSEK 6,100,842,000 (2008)
Minister responsible
Agency executive
Parent agencyMinistry of Finance

The agency was formed on 1 January 2004 through the merger 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 alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Om oss" (in Swedish). Swedish Tax Agency. Archived from the original on 15 May 2011. Retrieved 20 May 2011.
  2. ^ "Verksledningen" (in Swedish). Swedish Tax Agency. Archived from the original on 1 July 2011. Retrieved 8 January 2019.

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