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.
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...
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....
European Commission decision on corporate taxation of public companies
21-01-2016 | 12:01
The European Commission announced on 21 January that the Netherlands is well on its way with the taxation of public companies....