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Is it possible to get the 30% ruling when I work through my own limited company?

Question:

Is it possible to get the 30% ruling when I work through my own limited company?

Answer:

Yes it is possible to get the 30% ruling if you are employed by your own limited company, of course if you do meet the requirements.

Your limited company will have to be registered with the Dutch tax authorities as your employer/withholding agent. The tax authorities will then issue a wage tax number under which a payroll administration must be set up. It won't make a difference if the company is set up under Dutch corporate law (a so called "B.V.") or under foreign law (like a UK Ltd, German GmbH or a French SarL). 



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Comments (2)
Comment by Paul on Sat, Mar 28th, 2015 at 6:14 AM
I am a dentist and I have the 30% ruling.I work for my BV. I work in Holland and Belgium.Question: as my BV gets its income mostly from Belgium, does the 30% ruling still apply for me?
Comment by Arjan Enneman on Thu, Apr 2nd, 2015 at 1:59 AM
As long as you are on a Dutch payroll and employment contract you can use the 30% ruling. For the Netherlands there is no problem. However, Belgium can (if they find out) argue that you should pay tax for the Belgian workdays in Belgium and if you work there most of the time also social security premiums. So be careful.
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