Bart van der Veeken

Bart van der Veeken

Company: Be Tax Bright

Title: Tax Advisor

Frank de Bats

Frank de Bats

Company: Frank de Bats

Title: self-employed

Jan-Hein van Leeuwen

Jan-Hein van Leeuwen

Company: TaxAble – experts in tax

Title: Partner / tax advisor

Robert Bosma

Robert Bosma

Company: Broadstreet

Title: Tax lawyer

Latest question answered:

Jan-Hein van Leeuwen
Jan-Hein van Leeuwen

Dear Jan-Hein,

I have a question which I hope you will be able to help me with. I'm a non-EU citizen married to Dutch citizen, about to move to NL. There is a job offer, and I need advice before taking it. It's a company based in Switzerland and work will be home-based (from NL) involving solely Online work, no travelling. The contract says that I'm obliged to work 40 hours a week, and company obliges to pay me within 10 working days of each month based on hours on the Invoice. The contract also says I'm responsible for covering my social insurance and taxes myself, they pretty much are not responsible. If I calculate my yearly income, it will be in category EUR 20,000-40,000. How much in income tax and social security payment will I pay? I read from Expatica that social security payments for freelancers are not mandatory, so I can choose how much to pay and also choose a private fund to pay for retirement, maternity leave, etc., did I understand correctly?

Hope you will be able to help out, as my situation is quite specific, I think.

Sincerely,
Aylin

by Aylin on 29 Mar 2018 Read Answer
Jan-Hein van Leeuwen
Jan-Hein van Leeuwen

Dear Jan-Hein,

I'm in the Netherlands since October, when i came here i didn't earn enought to apply for the 30% ruling, now the same company pays me more and i get the net salary to have the 30% ruling.

Could i apply now for the 30% ruling?

Many thanks and best regards.
Marta

by Marta on 21 Mar 2018 Read Answer
Jan-Hein van Leeuwen
Jan-Hein van Leeuwen

Due to a merger my permanent employment contract was recently moved to a new business, though my job remained the same. I spent quite a bit of money on legal expenses to sort out the contract details with my employer. Is that expense deductible from my Dutch personal tax return? Thanks in advance for your help.

by Jim on 21 Mar 2018 Read Answer
Bart van der Veeken
Bart van der Veeken

Hi,

Would be so helpful to get some guidance. I have few questions.
First, my situation:

1. I arrived in NL last March.
2. I have 30% ruling.
3. I am registered here.

Questions:
1. I am getting a small pension - 200 euros each month (because of health issues) in Lithuania (my home country). Do I need to declare it and pay taxes on it?
2. I arrived here and got registered March (so not a full year) - do I need to declare my incomes for first two months?
3. I have savings here in NL account and in Lithuanian account - do I need to declare them all and pay taxes on it? How is it working?
4. I want to buy real estate - an apartment in Lithuania this year - partly with my own money, partly getting the loan there in Lithuania - will I need to pay any taxes here in NL later next year?
5. I am selling my car in Lithuania (where it is registered) while being resident of NL - do I need to pay any taxes?

Thank you so much for your help!

by Ruta Jonuseviciute on 20 Feb 2018 Read Answer
Bart van der Veeken
Bart van der Veeken

How do I obtain information on Dutch taxes. I have written the Dutch income tax office for information on how I am supposed to file an income tax I have yet to get a response.I have written every year.
Some tax office have suggested that I should wait for an invitation (blue envelope)! Late 2017, the Canadian government has indicated that I am now not a resident of Canada (moved out Nov. 2013). I fill out an income tax return from them because they have written indicating that they will cancel my retirement pensions if I do not.. This week I have finally got an tax assessment for 2016 accessment. I do not receive any funds from the Netherlands, and have retired and only relay on my old age pension and military pension. I appreciate any suggestion you may have. Thanks. 13 Feb. 2018

by ken Ford on 13 Feb 2018 Read Answer
Jan-Hein van Leeuwen
Jan-Hein van Leeuwen

Hello, I'm a freelancer limited to delivering using the Uber Eats app. I received the purple letter to fill my taxes. Uber told me that I just need to fill out boxes 1a, 1b, 5b and optionally 5d.

They said that I need to find the specific amounts I need to enter on the website of the Tax Authority by adding up the monthly tax summaries in the partner dashboard for the last three months. However, when I log in into my https://mijn.belastingdienst.nl, I can't find any information. Specifically, I need to add:

• 1a - left: Enter the earnings amount (excluding VAT) you made as a freelancer while registered for VAT.
• 1a - right: Enter the VAT amount you made as a freelancer while registered for VAT.
• 5b: Enter the VAT amount you already paid as 'voorbelasting' here. This includes the VAT over the Service Fee that is deducted from your earnings by Uber Eats. You may also add VAT over any other costs you've made related to delivering, such as fuel costs or bike repair costs
• 5d: Enter the amount of VAT deduction according to the Small Business Regime (Kleineondernemersregeling) here. If you expect to have to pay less than €1345 per year as VAT (5a minus 5b) you can use this regime. This allows you to keep the VAT. Click below to learn how much of the VAT you can keep.

How can I do that? I don't even know the VAT that I need to pay. Have I to pay the 30%?

by Vanessa Del pozo on 12 Feb 2018 Read Answer
Frank de Bats
Frank de Bats

Dear Frank,

I have a question regarding 30% ruling and a friend of mine told me you could probably help me with that. I came to the Netherlands in September 2016 as a knowledge migrant to do my PhD. But I'm self-funded and not paid by university.

I know there is a certain minimum income so that a person can take full advantage of 30% ruling. I do not expect any tax benefits in my case, as I'm obviously not earning any money. Nevertheless, I was wondering if I'm still eligible to apply and get into the scheme of this rule so that:
1- I can exchange my driving license,
2- I can make full use of this rule when I finds a job within the 8 year period from my arrival to the country.

It is also worth mentioning that I tried to apply for it via my university multiple times, but the staff were discouraging.

Could you let me know about your professional opinion regarding this case? Obviously if you see a potential, I can make an appointment and discuss the details.

Thank you in advance and looking forward to hearing from you.

Best regards,
Maryam Semsarkazerouni

by Maryam on 06 Feb 2018 Read Answer
Bart van der Veeken
Bart van der Veeken

Hi Bart,

I had a question regarding my 30% ruling. I have worked in the Netherlands as a highly skilled migrant from Nov 2010 - Sep 2016 (70 months) and had a 30% ruling filed on my behalf by my employer. I left NL to work in Sweden and intend to return back to NL later this year to work as a highly skilled migrant. Am i still eligible to get a 30% ruling ? If yes will it granted for 50 months based on the 10 year ruling since i arrived before 1Jan2012 or will it be granted for 26 months based on the new 8 year limit ?

Thanks !

by Ajay Kapur on 01 Feb 2018 Read Answer
Bart van der Veeken
Bart van der Veeken

Hi Bart,

I have a question about cash. If I bring 10,000 eur in cash from abroad (which is allowed in NL) and put it on my Dutch account, do I need to pay taxes for that?

Regards,
Aleksandra

by Zoe on 26 Jan 2018 Read Answer
Bart van der Veeken
Bart van der Veeken

I'm 27, dutch, lived in NL and worked but for the past 3years I live in france with my couple. I do not work and do not intend to. NL says I need to pay taxes, why? I don't live there anymore!

by Fani on 16 Jan 2018 Read Answer