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Government support for entrepreneurs

Spouse, civil partner or children working in the company

This information is provided by

Netherlands Enterprise Agency | Statistics Netherlands organisation (CBS)

If you own a company in the Netherlands and your spouse or civil partner starts working for you, several arrangements are possible:

For children working in your company, 3 arrangements are available:

  • You enter into an employment contract with your child.
  • Your child works on the basis of the family relationship (fictitious employer-employee relationship).
  • You and your child become joint business owners.

Please contact the Dutch Tax and Customs AdministrationExternal link for more information.

Statistics: contributing family worker

Number of family members contributing to work.

This information is provided by

Netherlands Enterprise Agency
Statistics Netherlands organisation (CBS)