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All tax schemes for new companies

This information is provided by

Tax and Customs Administration, Belastingdienst

Relief for new companies

You must meet certain conditions if you wish to make use of the tax relief for new companies.

Relief for new companies in the event of occupational disability

You have started with a business and are entitled to an occupational disability benefit. In this case, you may be entitled to the relief for new companies in the event of occupational disabilityExternal link (in Dutch).

Arbitrary amortisation

Let’s say you buy an asset that lasts a long time, a car or a computer for example. In that case, you are not allowed to deduct all the costs in one year. You must divide the costs over the years in which you use the asset. That is called amortisation. For those starting a new company, under certain conditionsExternal link (in Dutch), you can decide how and when you want to amortise.

More schemes

In addition to these schemes for new businesses, you may be able to take advantage of the following schemes:

When am I entitled to new company tax schemes?

To make use of the tax relief schemes for new companies, the Dutch Tax and Customs Administration must regard you as an entrepreneur. To get an indication of whether or not this is the case, use the Dutch Tax Department’s “OndernemersCheck” online toolExternal link (in Dutch).

Other deductibles and tax schemes

There are several other deductibles and tax schemes for entrepreneurs. Find out if they apply to you.

Questions relating to this article?

Please contact the Tax and Customs Administration, Belastingdienst

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Tax and Customs Administration, Belastingdienst