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Corporate tax Articles
Deadlines for filing tax returns in the Netherlands in 2015 for individuals and businesses - which tax returns need to be filed and when?
Viewed 15418 times since Wed, Feb 25, 2015
Individuals may have to file a personal income tax return. Businesses can be faced with several tax returns which have to be filed: wage tax, VAT, corporate tax and also income tax for the businessowner or freelancer. What are the deadlines? When... Read More
What are the corporate tax rates in the Netherlands?
Viewed 6094 times since Fri, Feb 8, 2013
Corporate tax rates in the Netherlands 2016: 20% over the first € 200,000, 25% over the surplus2015: 20% over the first € 200,000, 25% over the surplus 2014: 20% over the first € 200,000, 25% over the surplus 2013: 20% over the first € 200... Read More
What is the deadline for filing the corporate income tax return?
Viewed 3030 times since Thu, Feb 21, 2013
The standard deadline for the corporate income tax return is 1 June of the year following the tax year. With a broken book year a different deadline will apply.  It is possible to request a time extension till 1 November of the year following... Read More
Can we offset our losses with the corporate income tax claim of other years?
Viewed 4272 times since Thu, Feb 21, 2013
Offset of losses You pay corporate income tax on your company’s taxable profit. If your company made a loss in previous years, you are allowed to set off this loss against your profit. There are two offset possibilities: you can set off this ... Read More