Preparing and filing a VAT return in the Netherlands for a foreign company
VAT Return in the Netherlands
Would you like to file one or more VAT return in the Netherlands? Understand what is a VAT return in the Netherlands ? Know when and how to submit it? You’ve come to the right place! On this page, we clearly explain what a VAT return in the Netherlands is, when and how to file a VAT return in the Netherlands, your tax obligations and whether it is necessary to use a tax agent in the Netherlands!
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Need a tax agent to file your VAT returns in the Netherlands? We have the solution to help you carry out your taxable operations in the Netherlands with complete peace of mind.
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What is a VAT return in the Netherlands?
The VAT return in the Netherlands is a tax return with the main purpose of informing the Dutch VAT authorities of your taxable activities on Dutch territory.
It is compulsory for all holders of an active Dutch intra-Community VAT number, and must be filed on a quarterly basis. Taxable persons may only file monthly VAT returns if they are fiscally represented by a tax representative established in the Netherlands.
How do I file a VAT return in the Netherlands?
The VAT return in the Netherlands must list all the transactions included in your reporting period (monthly or quarterly) for which your Dutch VAT number is used, i.e. :
Completing the Dutch VAT return will enable you to determine whether you have a VAT credit (box 5c negative), or a VAT debit (box 5c positive). To find out more about VAT payments and reclaims in Luxembourg, click here.
If your company has not carried out any taxable transactions in the Netherlands over a given reporting period, it is nevertheless mandatory to submit a nil VAT return to the Dutch VAT authorities.
When and how do I file a VAT return in the Netherlands?
In general, both the declaration and payment of VAT (if applicable) in the Netherlands must be made within 2 months of the end of your declaration period.
You can also consult the VAT calendar for filing deadlines in the Netherlands.
Why use our Service to be your tax representative / tax agent?
Eurofiscalis is an international tax company specialising in tax representation. Our experts (statutory auditors, accountants, lawyers) speak 3 languages and will take care of all tax obligations on behalf of your company. European tax law and related aspects are a critical issue in a company’s development on the international arena, which is why we establish long-term relations based on trust.
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Simplified customer/supplier bookkeeping
Filing of your periodic VAT and Intrastat returns
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