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Lump sum severence payment - what are the tax consequences in the Netherlands?

Question:
 
Can I put lump sum into a Dutch saving account for pre pension to mitigate 52% NL taxes? I will be leaving the country and moving back to UK. Will I still need to do Dutch tax returns?
 
Answer:
 
You can find more information about the options you have when you will receive a severance payments on www.expatax.nl/redundancy
 
The options were limited since 1 January 2014.
 
 
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Comments (2)
Comment by lan on Wed, Apr 24th, 2013 at 2:32 PM
hello, i asked my bank about opening a blocked savings account (goudenhanddruk). i will be leaving the netherlands before the year end. the bank told me that when i leave, the account cannot be maintained and would have to be transferred out hence full tax paid. i.e. no tax benefit.they also told me that a similar account from another bank will have their own restrictions also. so how can i be sure to get a blocked savings account that would still work when i leave the netherlands? and where can i find one?thanks in advance lam
Comment by arjan enneman on Wed, May 8th, 2013 at 3:20 PM
Banks indeed refuse to keep the blocked account open when you leave the Netherlands. Banks can have their own policies and they certainly don
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