Taxes

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.

30% tax ruling

The 30% tax ruling is an income tax advantage for employees who are recruited from abroad and who bring specific skills to the Netherlands. It means that 30% of your salary is tax free. Get more information about the requirements you must meet to benefit from this ruling.

Municipal taxes

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.

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