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Rent allowance Articles
What are the conditions of the housing allowance?
Viewed 5754 times since Fri, Aug 31, 2012
If you live in a rented accommodation and your income is below a certain level, you may qualify for a housing allowance. The amount of the housing allowance is determined on the basis of your income during the current year. If you... Read More
Keeping the 30% ruling after starting my own limited company.
Viewed 3819 times since Thu, Jan 31, 2013
Question:   I have left my former employer by the end of 2010 and started my own B.V., effective from 1-1-2011.During my time with my former employer I was eligible for the 30% ruling, having come from Germany with specific expertise in the inte... Read More
Can I get a subsidy from the Dutch government if I rent a room in an apartment as a student?
Viewed 25618 times since Thu, Jan 17, 2013
Question:   I read about getting subsidy from the Dutch goverement in case of subletting an apartment in The Netherlands.  My question is if I am eligible for getting a certain amount of subsidy from them, in case of the following:&nbs... Read More