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

Magdalena Andersson Minister for Finance
Åsa Lindhagen Minister for Financial Markets and Deputy Minister for Finance
Lena Micko Minister for Public Administration

News from Ministry of Finance

  • Upswing for resilient Swedish economy in 2021

    Resilience in the Swedish economy is strong and the recovery will gather strength in the second half of 2021. As activity increases, the labour market will also gain strength. Despite this, the situation remains serious, especially for those whose position in the labour market is weak. This is clear from the Ministry of Finance’s most recent forecast, presented today by Minister for Finance Magdalena Andersson.

  • Sweden’s carbon tax

    Illustration: Government Offices of Sweden

    Over time, the Swedish carbon tax has increased in importance, contributing to a broad range of environmental and climate objectives. For example, the carbon tax provides incentives to reduce energy consumption, improve energy efficiency and increase the use of renewable energy alternatives.

Content from the Ministry of Finance

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