It can be complicated for an expat who has just moved to a foreign country, with an unknown tax system in a different language. Perhaps you have just moved to the Netherlands and want to make sure which tax returns you need to file and how you need to file them in order to assure you are compliant and to avoid future fines. Perhaps you have property, pension or capital abroad and you are wondering where it is taxable. And last but not least, you don’t want to miss out on any tax optimisation or deduction possibilities in your income tax return.
Expats & individuals
When is it appropriate to hire an international tax advisor?
- When you are moving (back) to the Netherlands;
- If you have assets or property in the Netherlands and/or abroad;
- IF your 30% ruling is ending;
- If you have pension which is taxable eslewhere;
- If you are leaving the Netherlands;
- If you need to submit your NL tax returns (for several years);
- If you have received an unexpected large tax assessment;
- If you need to file an M-form;
- If you are buying, selling or renting a (second) house.
Our expertise regarding expat tax can help you make the right choice. We will not only help you minimize tax consequences in an international working and living situation, but will make a strategic plan for taxes in the Netherlands, and taking into account your income and assets abroad. Perhaps you are relocating to a foreign country for work, but your family is staying in the Netherlands. Or you live abroad but work for a Dutch company. In such circumstances and in the event of any changes, we provide expert guidance. Seeking timely advice is crucial.
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What is possible in your expat situation, depends on the circumstances.
There are a lot of different matters to keep into account when living in the Netherlands as an expat. Perhaps you are contemplating moving to the Netherlands and you want to get an understanding of the potential options and tax implications of your situation. Perhaps your family lives in the Netherlands and you want tax advice regarding the tax consequences when you join your family. Depending on your work location it is possible that double taxation deduction and/or exemption from social security contributions is applicable. In certain circumstances it may be possible to split the tax status.
As you can see, there are a lot of aspects to take into account and it is easy to overlook something important.
Your tax affairs guided by Suurmond Tax-consultants
Suurmond Tax-Consultants has been advising expats and individuals for over 35 years. After contacting us it will become clear whether we are the right party to help you.
In a contact form or an e-mail you can explain your situation and ask us any questions you may have. Your situations will be looked at by one of our advisors. On the basis of this, the tax advisor will come back to you for further details. Our hourly rate ranges from €175 to €285 excl. 21% VAT.
If you agree, then the advisor will look at the different aspects which apply to your situation and which elements are important to work on. Subsequently a proposal is made based on your circumstances on which you need advice and guidance.
For example, we can calculate the tax impact and benefits of several different scenarios for you. Or make a strategic plan for taxes in The Netherlands taking your cross-border situation into account.
After this, we will update you on the number of hours which we expect will be required. It is not always easy to make an accurate estimate as we are dependent on information and details from your side as well. In addition, how your case will proceed depends on the response of the tax inspector to our point of view. If required, a consultation can be set up online or at our office.
Here you can read if you have to pay income tax in the Netherlands if you live abroad.
Who are Suurmond Tax Consultants
Since 1986 expat and business tax advice in relation to the Netherlands is one of our expertises we provide to our individual and/ or business clients.
In addition, we can also assist in a variety of other cross-border situations. We will ensure you are compliant as well as pay no more tax than needed. Examples include advising clients as to starting a business in The Netherlands, accounting, property tax, and amnesty ruling. We file all types of tax returns and specialise for example in the 30% ruling and 183-days rule consequences. The value we can add with our fiscal advice, is a key focus point to us. Also, what should not be overlooked, is the fact that a correct tax return will prevent future issues and penalties. This is essential when moving to a new country, or when setting up a business in a new country.