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COVID-19 #12 | Adjustments of Dutch Government support measures (NOW)

May 25th, 2020|

The Dutch government has announced changes to the first tranche of the Emergency Package to Support Jobs and the Economy (NOW). More companies are now eligible for the scheme that came into effect on 2 April. Furthermore, the application period has been extended from May 31 to Friday June 5. In addition, a second tranche of the NOW scheme has been announced, NOW 2.0 From July 6, NOW 2.0 can be applied for the subsidy period June, July and August 2020, with changed conditions compared to NOW 1.0 For an up-to-date overview of all measures we refer to the our webpage.

Introduction new VAT E-commerce legislation postponed

May 13th, 2020|

It was scheduled to change the VAT legislation in the field of E-commerce per January 1, 2021. The change mainly affects shipments from outside the EU (especially China), whereby VAT will become due on all these sales. This is not yet the case: on the one hand, as there is an exemption for small parcels (parcels till € 22), and on the other hand, because under the current VAT legislation these sales fall outside the scope of EU VAT. The effect of the new rules will be that sales by non-EU webshops will be taxed with VAT. Also, a so-called ‘platform fiction’ will be introduced, with the result that platforms such as Amazon will be liable for VAT in relation to specific transactions. 'One Stop Shop’ regime In addition, it will be possible to pay VAT on E-commerce sales in one ‘EU VAT return’ (the so-called ‘One Stop Shop’ regime), with the benefit that webshops no longer need to VAT register in multiple EU Member states to pay local VAT via local VAT returns. This means a considerable simplification (and reduction of costs) for [...]