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30% ruling cut to 5 years extended by 2 years

16 October 2018

The Dutch government has officially anounced that it has canceled the planned abolishment of the dividend tax. State secretary of Finance Menno Snel says that the large amount of money that is saved will be spent entirely on tax savings … Continue reading


30 ruling cut still in tax plan 2019

30% ruling might be cut less radically

12 October 2018

Last weeks news that Unilever will not move its head office to the Netherlands is one more reason for the Dutch government to question if the expensive dividend tax abolishment plan should continue. The coalition is currently reconsidering the entire … Continue reading


30 ruling cut still in tax plan 2019

30 ruling cut still in Tax plan 2019

26 September 2018

Last week the tax plan for 2019 was published; it contained the proposal to cut the 30 ruling period from 8 to 5 years without a transitional agreement for current cases. Especially the fact that the cut also counts for … Continue reading


Dutch tax minister sticks to plan to reduce 30% ruling without transition period

10 July 2018

Dutch tax minister Menno Snel has answered the Dutch parliament’s numerous questions about the 30% ruling and his plan to cut the period from 8 to 5 years without transition period. He does indicate that it was not possible yet … Continue reading


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Petition against retroactive 30 ruling change offered to Ducth parliament

1 June 2018

Last Tuesday afternoon (May 29th), the United Expats of the Netherlands handed over a petition international professionals to Minister of Finance Menno Snel of the Tweede Kamer (Second Chambre of the Dutch Parliament). The international professionals had backup from Pieter Duisenberg … Continue reading


Articles on the planned 30 ruling period limitation

22 May 2018

The intended cut from 8 to 5 years 30% ruling period has had lots of comments and worries not only expats who make use of the ruling but also other parties. Dutchnews has covered some responses. Among these is also … Continue reading


Deadline M-form July 1st: 5 tips

18 May 2018

If you have migrated in 2017 you will have to submit a M-form for the year 2017, the so called migration year. In this year you probably had income both from the Netherlands as from the previous country you lived … Continue reading


Government spokesman Finance says no transition period will be introduced

26 April 2018

Dutchnews published an article which leaves little hope for expats with the 30% ruling that a transition period will be introduced. So far the government stands its ground in also cutting the 30% ruling for expats who already have the … Continue reading


Government plans to shorten 30% ruling to 5 years from January 2019

24 April 2018

The Dutch Minister of Finance Snel has announced the plan to shorten the 30% ruling from 8 to 5 years from Januari 1st 2019. This plan will be part of the Belastingplan (Tax plan) 2019 which will be presented at Prinsjesdag … Continue reading


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Important tips for the Tax Return 2017

13 April 2018

Time has come again for the Income Tax return for the year 2017. In this newsletter you will find some information about the 2017 tax return and other current tax affairs that might be relevant to you. If you supply … Continue reading