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What is the tax year in the Netherlands?


What is the tax year in the Netherlands?


The tax year in the Netherlands (for income tax) is equal to the calendar year and therefore runs from 1 January to 31 December.

For businesses it is possible to request the tax authorities to allow a different tax period (broken book year, extended book year).



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