Arjan Enneman

BSN: Citizen Service Number – your Dutch tax identification number

BSN: Citizen Service Number – your Dutch tax identification number What is a BSN? The citizen service number – in Dutch written as Burgerservicenummer or BSN – is a unique personal ID number of every citizen who is registered in the population register (Municipal Personal Records Database) at the municipal authorities. The citizen service number …

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Our movie about the 1,000 blue envelopes we received from the tax authorities on one day

16 april 2013 Due to a mistake we didn’t receive one envelope with a list of 1,000 tax returns, but for each tax return a separate envelope. And more envelopes will follow…. We receive blue envelopes every day. But such a large number led to the idea to do something with it. So in the …

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VAT in the Netherlands

Subject to VAT The value added tax system in the Netherlands corresponds with that currently used by all other EU-states. The following transactions are subject to VAT: the provision of goods and services by businesses within the Netherlands; intra-Community purchases of goods in the Netherlands in the course of business operations by entrepreneurs and corporations; …

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New VAT identification number? Do not dispose of your old VAT number!

New VAT identification number? Do not dispose of your old VAT number! All entrepreneurs with a sole proprietership will receive a new VAT identification number in the coming period. However, this does not mean that the old VAT number can be thrown away. The entrepreneur must continue to use this old number for communication with …

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The Dutch tax system

The Dutch tax system If you live in the Netherlands, you qualify as a resident taxpayer. If you live abroad and receive income from the Netherlands that is taxable in the Netherlands, you qualify as a non-resident taxpayer. In both cases, you will be subject to Dutch income tax. Types of income For income tax …

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