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

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

Exemption work authorisation Japanese nationals will be revoked

Pursuant to a decision of the State Council on December 24th 2014, Japanese nationals have free access to the Dutch labour market. An interpretation of the Dutch – Japanese Trade Treaty (1912) and the Dutch – Swiss Friendship Treaty (1875), based on the most favoured nation clause in the Japanese Trade Treaty, resulted in the conclusion that Japanese are equalled … Lees meer

 Business or work? 

Things you may not know about Dutch work authorisation requirements for foreign directors, supervisory board members, (related party) employees and shareholders of Dutch companies  In our increasingly interconnected world, companies are questioning whether they need to relocate their individual employees or directors particularly when relocation is so expensive. Instead of sending them abroad for years … Lees meer

The Golden Visa

Foreign investors may qualify for a Dutch residence permit by investing in the Dutch economy in excess of € 1,250,000. No wonder that this permit is nicknamed The Golden Visa! To attract these high net worth individuals even more, the Dutch government has announced that the conditions for obtaining the individual permit will be eased. … Lees meer

The accidental expat

In our increasingly interconnected world, companies are questioning whether they need to relocate their individual employees particularly when relocation is so expensive. Instead of sending them abroad for years at a time, together with all their family members, why not send them to a particular location when needed? In this way companies avoid additional taxes, … Lees meer

Publishing of Immigration Audits

Compliance checks? Immigration and tax audits? “Our company has never had an audit by the Dutch authorities. What is the chance that we will be audited”? The partners of Migrantic are able to verify if the initiated immigration- and tax procedures, the available documentation and the employers and employees are compliant with the legal requirements … Lees meer

Business in the Netherlands

Foreign nationals entering the Netherlands on business, for a total period of 3 months, often do not realise that work authorisation is required.  When warned, I often have stubborn reactions: “but I am here for only a few weeks and will only participate in meetings”. As a general rule, I inform my clients (EU/EEA/Swiss nationals … Lees meer