Ministry of Finance

The Ministry of Finance is responsible for issues concerning central government finances, including coordination of the central government budget, forecasts and analyses, tax issues, and management and administration of central government activities. The Ministry is also responsible for matters concerning financial markets, consumer legislation and housing and community planning.

Responsible ministers

Mikael Damberg Minister for Finance
Max Elger Minister for Financial Markets
Ida Karkiainen Minister for Public Administration

News from Ministry of Finance

  • New ministers at the Ministry of Finance

    Photo: Henrik Nyström/The Government Offices

    Today, Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson presented the Statement of Government Policy in the Riksdag and announced the ministers that make up the Government. Mikael Damberg is the new Minister for Finance and head of ministry. Max Elger is the Minister for Financial markets and Ida Karkiainen the new Minister for Public Administration.

  • Sweden's carbon tax

    Illustration:Government Offices of Sweden

    The Swedish carbon tax was instituted in 1991, alongside an already existing energy tax, and it remains a cornerstone of Swedish climate policy. Over time, the carbon tax has increased in importance, contributing to a broad range of environmental and climate objectives.

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