NOW 2.0: support for an additional four months
NOW 2.0 The Dutch Temporary Emergency Bridging Measure for Sustained Employment (Dutch acronym: NOW) will be extended – in amended form – for a period of four months. The amended scheme is referred to as NOW 2.0. What does the new scheme look like?

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COVID-19: extended and new schemes for businesses
COVID 19 extended and new schemes for businesses The Dutch government has recently presented its Emergency Package 2.0, which is designed to help companies through the corona crisis. The package extends existing compensation schemes and offers a new scheme for heavily affected sectors. What does this mean for your business? While not all schemes have been fully fleshed out at this point, we would still like to give you a run-down of the most important new aspects.

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Everything you want to know about the NOW
NOW update As an employer operating in the Netherlands, you will partly be able to compensate for any loss of turnover through the Temporary Emergency Bridging Measure for Sustained Employment (NOW), which was made available on 6 April. Here are a number of key tips.

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Duty to report international postings
report international postings Do you meet the relevant regulatory requirements? The duty to report international postings will take effect on 1 March 2020. This duty will affect both Dutch and non-Dutch companies. The new rules will make it easier for the Dutch authorities to check whether you apply the rules for hiring international workers properly. Do not delay; check whether you meet the relevant regulatory requirements now.

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Changes in the small business facility: are you in or are you out?
KOR If your annual revenue is € 20,000 or less, you may want to consider making use of the small business facility (Dutch acronym: KOR). Under the facility, you will be exempt from VAT. That said, there are some drawbacks to the facility as well. Please contact your tax adviser to find out whether the facility would be the best option for you. With effect from 2020, the Dutch Tax and Customs Administration will look at your revenue to determine whether

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Optimising your salary
In the Netherlands, a director/majority shareholder (Dutch acronym: DGA) is usually paid a salary by their own company. This salary has been capped at: 75% of the pay of the most comparable position; or the highest salary paid to the other employees of the company or its affiliated entity; or € 45,000. We recommend that you check whether your salary is still tax-efficient. If you have received the same salary for some years, you should probably have it adjusted. In

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European ruling on mortgage interest deduction
Recently, the European Court of Justice issued a ruling for a case in which a Director/Main shareholder who was living abroad, was able to deduct some of his paid mortgage interest in the Netherlands. What does this mean for you?

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