Are you as an entrepreneur not able to pay your municipal or Regional Water Authority taxes? You may be eligible for a full or partial remission. The municipality is not obliged to grant remission.
When can you get remission?
If you get remission depends on:
- whether you are a small self-employed entrepreneur
- whether you have sufficient own funds (money and assets)
- whether you have an income at or below the social assistance level
- what you spend
The municipality will assess your income, assets, and expenditure. They will then decide whether you qualify for a remission.
You can only apply for remission of taxes that are not related to your business or profession. For example:
And these water authority taxes:
- water system charge
- water pollution charge
- water purification charge
How to apply for remission?
Please note: Municipalities and Regional Water Authorities are not obliged by law to remit taxes. Ask your municipality or regional water board whether a remission is possible.