The Dutch tax system
If you earn money while living in the Netherlands, you are required to pay taxes ("belastingen"). The tax system in the Netherlands can be difficult when you are not familiar with it. There are different types of tax that you are likely to encounter when in the Netherlands. Read more about the Dutch tax system.
File your taxes
Even though wage tax has already been withheld from you salary, you often still need to complete the annual income tax return ("jaarlijkse belastingsaangifte") for the tax authority ("belastingdienst"). You can find all the information you need on the IWCN. If you have any questions about the Dutch tax system or need help with filing your income tax return, you can also contact them.
If your rent is excluding taxes, you may have to pay municipal taxes yourself. In some cases, you might be elegible for a discount. Read more about the municipal taxes in Groningen.