HAVE BLUE UMBRELLA INFORM YOU ABOUT THE 30 PERCENT RULING

The 30 percent ruling is a tax exemption available for international employees who move to the Netherlands or expats who currently work in the Netherlands. You need the Dutch Tax Office’s permission to apply for this tax exemption. To obtain this permission, both you and your employer should submit an application.

CONDITIONS OF THE 30 PERCENT TAX RULING

To be eligable for the 30 percent ruling, you must meet a number of conditions.

– the employee must work for an employer that is registered with the Dutch tax office
– both employer and employee have agreed in writing that the 30 perfecnt tax ruling is applicable
– the empoyee has to be transferred or recruited from abroad
– the employee’s salary is at least EUR 37,000 per year
– the employee must have expertise that is hardly available in the Netherlands

 NEED HELP APPLYING FOR THE 30 PERCENT RULING?

Blue Umbrella can help you and your employer apply for the 30 percent ruling and inform you about the recuirements and benefits from this tax exemption for internationals.

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Some Frequently Asked Questions

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WHAT ARE THE 30 PERCENT RULING CONDITIONS?

The 30 percent facility applies to you if you were recruited outside of the Netherlands or seconded from a country other than the Netherlands to work in the Netherlands.

WHAT IS THE 30 PERCENT RULING?

If you come to work in the Netherlands, you are possibly confronted with extra costs, so-called extraterritorial costs. Your employer may grant you a free (untaxed) reimbursement for the extraterritorial costs that you incur.

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EXCEPTION FOR PHD’S

Are you an employee with a PhD title? And have you started working in the Netherlands within 1 year of obtaining your PhD? In that case you can make use of the 30% facility.