The Migrantic partners write a weekly tax and/or immigration law column in a local newspaper. These columns are also featured below.

UK non-domiciled status versus the Dutch deemed non-resident status and the no-deal hard Brexit

It looks like Britain is heading towards the cliff of the no-deal hard Brexit after the British Parliament will vote down the May-Barnier deal, early December. We expect that will cause many expats in the UK who currently are taxed under the favourable UK “non-domiciled” tax regime to leave the UK as soon as possible. … Lees meer

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Newsflash 2019 Budget: a random ‘Act’ of unfairness: 30% ruling to be decreased to 5 years with a horrendous transition measure

A few days ago the text of the new proposed transition legislation has been published regarding the decrease of the 30% duration from 8 to 5 years per next year. We also refer to our last newsflash about this here. A lot of Dutch news agencies mentioned and still mention that the measure to decrease … Lees meer

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Newsflash 2019 Budget: 30% ruling to be decreased to 5 years: new transition measure for existing cases; how Unilever indirectly made expats in the Netherlands happy!

Moderately good news for many expats that felt justifiably cheated by the Dutch government since their 30% tax ruling duration was about to be shortened from 8 to 5 years on the 1st of January 2019 without any transition period. See our last newsflash about this here. As Unilever decided to keep its UK head office and … Lees meer

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Newsflash 2019 Budget: 30% ruling to be decreased to 5 years without a normal transition measure for existing cases; Rutte sending expats into the Dutch desert

Despite the risks of a trade war and a hard Brexit, it is time to give the people of the Netherlands something back, prime minister Mark Rutte said on Tuesday evening, when asked about the government’s 2019 spending plans. ‘Together we have journeyed through the desert and we’ve had to cough up €51bn,’ the prime … Lees meer

Salary conditions for the 30% ruling and the knowledge migrant residence permit. The differences:

Main rule You can inter alia use the 30%-facility if you have a specific field of expertise that is not or is only scarcely available on the Dutch employment market. This specific expertise is not applicable to the knowledge migrant application, but is considered to be available due to the amount in salary. The Dutch immigration- and … Lees meer

A new start of the year, new immigration policies and regulations

January 1st is a typical date to introduce changes. One of the most common changes is the raise of the salary threshold for knowledge migrants, graduates and EU Blue Card holders. New salary levels were introduced: the knowledge migrant must now receive a salary of € 4,324 (over 30 years) and € 3,170 (under 30 years) gross per month, … Lees meer

Netherlands budget day no Dutch dividend withholding tax for active business structures from 2018

The Netherlands budget day (last Tuesday 20 September 2016) surprisingly also contains some very good international tax news. The government considers that it would be appropriate to extend the existing withholding exemption for participation dividends involving active business structures for parent companies within the EU/EEA to parent companies established in countries with which the Netherlands … Lees meer

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