ITN: 30%-ruling evaluated as effective

ITN: What’s In The News on taxes? 30%-ruling for expats The 30%-ruling gives expats that come to work in The Netherlands a considerable reduction on the wage tax (and thus income tax) being withheld on their salaries. The reasoning behind this tax break is that foreigners will have to Lees meer...

DBA: it’s a record

Question time well used for DBA The title of this blog might as well have been “DBA: what a mess”. Because the implementation of the new tax system concerning self-employed workers, that replaced the system of the VAR-statement, isn’t going well at all. There’s an interesting article about this Lees meer...

Newspaper boy went to court

The nature of your work relationship for tax purposes (DBA) There are many questions on the new law DBA that regulates the tax position of a person that wants to do business with a company as an independent worker. We call that person a ‘zzp-er’. This week, Junior Finance Lees meer...

About ‘poldering’ and stalling paying tax

Expert meeting tax constructions It’s been an interesting day in the finance committee of the Dutch Parliament. About 10 tax experts answered many questions of the members of parliament who also have some expertise in taxes. (If you’re interested and you missed it, you have to wait for the written report. Lees meer...

Tax constructions in parliament

Trash the old policies? How is your health this morning? Not a question I usually ask but with the scare about Clinton’s health, and thus a much greater chance that Mr. Trump will be the next president of the USA, I wish everybody a good health … because you’re Lees meer...

Car taxes, changes in 2017

The government likes car taxes A car is often the biggest asset in a household after the own home. Unnecessary to say that the government likes to tax assets. See my previous blog on all the taxes related to cars. Car taxes is such a wide topic that the Lees meer...

Tax plan for an election year 2017

Dutch exuberance The tax plan 2017 will be presented on ‘Prinsjesdag’, a day of with uncommon Dutch exuberance. Because the Dutch seem to have a somewhat sober image. Down to earth, efficient, meetings are there for decision making and a cheese sandwich will do for lunch. That attitude changes Lees meer...

Huurrecht aftrekbaar, ook in de praktijk?

Aftrekbaar huurrecht voor ondernemer De aftrekbaarheid van het huurrecht van een ondernemer houdt de gemoederen van ZZP’ers, en hun administratiekantoren en belastingadviseurs, aardig bezig. Ondanks dat de Haagse komkommertijd voorbij is en de politiek weer actief is – de contouren van het Belastingplan 2017, in te dienen op Prinsjesdag, worden steeds Lees meer...

Eigen woning en uit elkaar gaan

Liever niet aan denken Sommige zaken plan je liever niet. Verliefd, verloofd, getrouwd, samen mooie vakanties, verhuizen naar een eigen woning, mooie auto, kinderen …. allemaal prachtige vooruitzichten. Helaas, zoals we weten en bevestigd zien in de statistieken, voor velen moet dat rijtje aangevuld worden met het verbreken van de relatie Lees meer...

Praktische moraal van de Belastingdienst

  Belastingdienst geeft halfjaarlijks inzicht Het verschil tussen theorie en praktijk, dat maakt de halfjaarlijkse rapportage van staatssecretaris Wiebes aan de Tweede Kamer over de uitvoering door de Belastingdienst erg interessant. We geloven best dat de Belastingdienst zelf een moderne, open manier van communiceren heeft. Maar het inzicht dat ontstaat Lees meer...