All entrepreneurs and freelancers are required to complete an income tax return each year. Normally you will receive an invitation for this at the start of the year. The standard deadline for submission is 1 April. Just like salaried employees, entrepreneurs are required to pay tax on their earnings. Salaried employees receive a useful summary […]
Running a company and you don’t speak or read Dutch? Check this page to get some basic information about Dutch taxes.
Almost every entrepreneur or freelancer is required to charge VAT (BTW) on his goods or services. This VAT must then be paid to the Tax Administration (Belastingdienst). If you are required to charge VAT, you may deduct the VAT you pay on your expenses, subject to conditions. This is not as simple as sounds though! […]
Entrepreneurs are required to keep accounts. Your accounts must include: • The invoices you send • Receipts for everything you buy for your company (not everything though – they must be for purchases you make for your business) • Your bank statements • A record of what you spend and receive in cash each day […]