Article 23 Dutch VAT Deferment License
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Article 23 Dutch VAT Deferment License

Import of products to the Netherlands The import of products originating in non-EU countries to Holland is generally taxable for VAT purposes, regardless of whether the import is performed by a private, taxable, non-taxable or exempt entity.…
The Dutch Banking System
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The Dutch Credit System

The Dutch credit system can be broadly defined as the relationships between persons (legal or natural) who provide loans and persons who take them. Therefore the system operates with credits provided by both non-banking and banking institutions…
The Dutch Banking System
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The Dutch Banking System

The service sector is the most advanced in Holland’s economy and accounts for over two-thirds of the Gross Domestic Product. The sector includes transport, insurance and banking. Four banks established in the country are ranked in the global…
Double Taxation Avoidance Treaty Between the Netherlands and the USA
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Double Taxation Avoidance Treaty Between the Netherlands and the USA

The Netherlands has a large network of agreements for avoidance of double taxation providing tax advantages to international investors establishing companies there. Among these agreements is the treaty with the USA. The first convention for…
Dutch Holding Company Tax Benefits
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Dutch Holding Company Tax Benefits

Holding companies are among the most advantageous business entities in the Netherlands due to the beneficial tax regime they are under. Furthermore, Dutch holdings are globally recognized for the conveniences they offer to both foreign and local…
The Dutch Tax System
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The 10 Advantages of the Dutch Tax System

Historically, The Netherlands has been known as a European trade centre and as the maritime link between the Old Continent and North and South America, Asia, and Africa. In order to maintain its status, the country has been working to achieve…
Everything You Need To Know About The 30% Ruling
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Latest Developments on the 30% Ruling

Last October the government of the Netherlands released a document announcing its future plans. The paper was finalized after a negotiation of more than 200 days. The document promises changes in various aspects of society. They include additional…
Dividend Tax in the Netherlands
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Extended Exemption from Dutch Withholding Tax on Dividends

On September 19, 2017 (Budget Day in the Netherlands) an official legislative proposal for amendment of the Dutch withholding tax on dividends was published in connection to the Tax Plan for 2018. In summary, the proposal referred to a broadened…
The Dutch Tax System
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Taxation in Holland

The Dutch government obtains its revenue mostly by taxation. The Financial Ministry implements the national legislation on taxes and the Belastingdienst deals with its actual execution. You must pay taxes if you generate income while staying…
Everything You Need To Know About The 30% Ruling
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30% Reimbursement Ruling in the Netherlands: FAQ

Below are the answers to the most common questions regarding the 30% reimbursement ruling in the Netherlands: When should I apply for the 30% reimbursement ruling? Expats may apply for this tax advantage within 4 months after the conclusion…