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Fixed rate bpm going up

This information is provided by:Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVONetherlands Enterprise Agency, RVONederlandse versiePrinsjesdag suitcaseThis is a Prinsjesdag articleSee more expected changesEffective date: 1 January 2025

What changes?

Do you buy or import a car, delivery van, or motorcycle? In 2025, you will pay more private vehicle and motorcycle tax (bpm). The bpm consists of a fixed starting tariff (fixed rate) and a variable tariff (depending on the vehicle’s emissions). In 2025, the fixed rate will go up to about €600. In 2023, the fixed rate is €400.

For whom?

  • entrepreneurs who buy or import a vehicle


The change in law is expected to enter into effect on 1 January 2025.

Please note: The effective date of this measure is not yet final. Entry into force is subject to its passing through the Upper and Lower Houses (Eerste en Tweede Kamer) of parliament or proclamation of the Order in Council (Algemene Maatregel van Bestuur, AMvB) or ministerial decree and publication in the Staatsblad or Staatscourant (Government Gazette, in Dutch).

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