December 2021

COVID-19 #19 | Consequences for cross-border workers

2021-12-29T15:37:37+00:0029 December 2021|COVID-19|

As a result of the latest COVID-19 developments, governments and the EU have extended special measures for cross-border workers. The temporary agreements with Belgium and Germany have been extended to 31 March 2022. Based on these agreements, a resident of a country, who normally works in the other country, but [...]

August 2021

New VAT e-commerce rules in effect – important deadline: 10 August

2021-11-30T10:42:04+00:005 August 2021|COVID-19, vat|

As of 1 July 2021 new VAT rules are in effect for online sales. Webshops are subject to VAT in the buyer's EU member state. This VAT can be declared via a local VAT registration, but to avoid (a maximum of) 26 extra VAT registrations and associated declaration obligations, the [...]

March 2021

COVID-19 #18 | Netherlands’ agreement with Belgium extended until 1 July 2021

2021-03-31T08:05:56+00:0031 March 2021|COVID-19, tax + global mobility|

Since 11 March 2020, the Netherlands and Belgium have a temporary agreement on the taxation of cross-border workers in salaried employment. Based on this agreement, a resident of a country, who normally works in the other country, but has to work at home as a result of Covid-19 measures, may [...]

Potential cash flow issues for income tax payment as a result of COVID-19 measures

2021-03-16T11:15:19+00:0016 March 2021|COVID-19, tax + global mobility|

Due to measures taken as a result of COVID-19, many employees worked from home in 2020. If employees live in a country other than where they normally work, this means that the employees will have to pay more tax in their country of residence. This may be different if the [...]

January 2021

Restrictions for travel into the Netherlands

2021-01-22T09:17:55+00:0022 January 2021|COVID-19, immigration|

Contrary to recent updates we wish to clarify that as a result of most recent publications from the Dutch government it can be concluded that the travel restrictions which will become more strict as of 23 January do not affect the right of (regular) highly skilled migrants from outside the [...]

COVID-19 #17 | 30% allowance is not a part of the NOW wage sum

2021-01-19T15:43:22+00:0019 January 2021|COVID-19, tax + global mobility|

The Temporary Emergency Bridging Measure for Sustained Employment (NOW) provides compensation for wage costs for companies with a loss of turnover of at least 20%. The compensation is based on the wage sum. Recent case law has concluded that the 30% allowance is not part of the wage for NOW [...]

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