Written by: Nico Koppel | 18 June 2019
There are over 90 double taxation conventions are currently in operation between the Netherlands and a variety of other countries.
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Written by: Nico Koppel | 13 March 2019
The Dutch State Secretary for Finance has published a draft decision providing for transitional legislation in the event of a “no-deal Brexit” involving the United Kingdom pulling out of the European Union without a withdrawal agreement having been reached.
Written by: Stan Evers | 6 March 2019
Where the foreign country in question is one of the countries with which the Netherlands entertains double taxation conventions, the tax jurisdiction as regards the remuneration earned overseas will be dictated by the tax treaty in question.
Written by: Nico Koppel | 4 February 2019
The validation report provides for an assessment of how pertinent the Tax and Customs Administration’s procedures and preparations for a “hard Brexit” are
Written by: Bas Hollenberg | 18 September 2018
The Tax and Customs Administration’s ruling practice has been a topic of debate domestically for some considerable time. A tax ruling is an (advance) agreement between the tax authorities and a tax payer in the context of which the former provide the latter with certainty regarding the fiscal consequences of particular juristic acts and/or actions on the latter’s part.
Written by: Bas Hollenberg | 22 February 2018
The Tax and Customs Administration has carried out a survey of the procedural sequence of events involving the issue of 4,000-plus internationally oriented tax rulings. The survey has shown the internal procedural requirements as not having consistently been adhered to.
Written by: Bas Hollenberg | 16 February 2018
The Dutch State Secretary for Finance has responded to parliamentary questions on the issue of double taxation being levied on the pension benefits of cross-border workers from Belgium.
Written by: Bas Hollenberg | 29 March 2017
Each year, many international professionals come to the Netherlands to live and work, and rightly so. Our country is a fantastic place, with many business opportunities for those willing to seize them. But many visitors overlook a crucial detail: the fact that the Netherlands has one of the most complicated tax systems in the world. […]
Written by: Bas Hollenberg | 8 July 2016
How will the British EU membership referendum impact tax residency? How will companies deal with the consequences of Brexit? Koppel has the answers.
Written by: Bas Hollenberg | 8 July 2016
The tax has been applied since January 1, 2012 and contains a compensation scheme for Dutch cross-border workers.
Written by: Bas Hollenberg | 1 July 2016
The Finance Ministers of the EU Member States have reached agreement concerning certain measures to be implemented to combat tax evasion, by controlling interest relief and banning the relocation of operations the taxes on which are still outstanding to countries where tax rates are lower. A general anti-abuse regulation is to be implemented to counteract […]
Written by: Bas Hollenberg | 26 May 2016
Value-added tax payments made by business owners in EU Member States outside the Netherlands where the business in question does not file its taxes are eligible for recovery upon request from the Dutch Tax and Customs Administration.
Written by: Bas Hollenberg | 24 May 2016
Eligible foreign-based tax payers on submission of a personal income statement issued in their country of residence gain entitlement to allowable tax deductions, tax credits and tax allowances. It has transpired that not all EU Member States sign the Dutch personal income statement. Tax payers to whom this applies may rest assured that the Tax […]
Written by: Bas Hollenberg | 10 February 2016
A gap between jobs of three months or longer rightly causes the expat worker in question to forfeit his or her eligibility for the 30% ruling.
Written by: Bas Hollenberg | 23 November 2015
The European Commission asked the Netherlands to amend the Limitation on Benefits (LOB) clause in the Dutch-Japanese Tax Treaty for the Avoidance of Double Taxation.
Written by: Bas Hollenberg | 27 October 2015
The CJEU rendered its judgment in case C-277/14, PPUH Stehcemp, referred to it by the Polish Supreme Administrative Court.
Written by: Bas Hollenberg | 26 October 2015
On 22 October 2015, the European Commission has asked Poland to change its tax laws which grant tax deductibility of private pension contributions only if these are paid into “Individual Pension Insurance Accounts”.
Written by: Bas Hollenberg | 21 October 2015
On 15 October 2015, EU Court of Justice (CJEU) Advocate-General Mengozzi issued his opinion on the Dutch preliminary ruling VAT case
Written by: Bas Hollenberg | 20 October 2015
On 16 October 2015, the European Parliament´s policy department has provided briefing papers to support the work of the Special Committee on tax rulings and other measures similar in nature or effect (TAXE).
Written by: Bas Hollenberg | 14 October 2015
The Advocate General to the Netherlands Supreme Court recently affirmed that the 150 kilometre minimum is to be upheld as part of the 30% ruling owing to there being no question of obvious overcompensation where the relevant tax regime is concerned.
Written by: Bas Hollenberg | 12 October 2015
The EU Ecofin Council agreed a change to the EU Directive on Administrative Cooperation, introducing mandatory exchange of information on cross-border tax rulings and advance pricing agreements issued from 2012 onwards.
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