Businesses in the Netherlands pay and withhold several types of tax. Employers withhold salaries tax and social insurance contributions from their employees' salaries. Companies pay corporation tax on their profits. Dividend tax is withheld from dividends (profits) distributed to shareholders. There are also several environmental taxes. Tax conventions have been signed with many countries to avoid the double taxation of international companies.
Taxation and businesses
Government to step up fight against tax avoidance with new withholding tax on dividend flows
29-05-2020 | 14:47
In 2024 the Dutch government is planning to introduce a new withholding tax on dividend flows to low tax jurisdictions. This will ...
Tax Plan: further simplification
20-09-2016 | 15:15
The tax system needs to be simplified. The government is therefore again taking measures this year to make taxes less complex for ...
Response by the Ministry of Finance to reports on the Panama Papers
04-04-2016 | 14:44
The Tax and Customs Administration will investigate the information from the Panama Papers that is relevant to the Netherlands. ...