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, state-owned enterprises and digital policy.

Responsible ministers

Elisabeth Svantesson Minister for Finance
Erik Slottner Minister for Public Administration
Niklas Wykman Minister for Financial Markets

News from Ministry of Finance

  • Government presents 2023 Spring Fiscal Policy Bill

    Minister for Finance Elisabeth Svantesson
    Minister for Finance Elisabeth Svantesson. Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices

    The Government has presented the 2023 Spring Fiscal Policy Bill and the Spring Amending Budget for 2023. It shows that Sweden’s economy is in recession, with the highest inflation in more than 30 years. In light of this, the Government has presented a Spring Amending Budget aimed at protecting particularly vulnerable households and lowering inflation. The budget is based on an agreement between the Government and the Sweden Democrats.

  • 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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