Two weeks ago (when this article comes out) I did my taxes for 2018. I found out, the government owes me a nice chunk of money! On my tax declaration I get to receive almost 2,000 euros back. Taxes in The Netherlands Earlier I wrote about taxes here in The Netherlands. We are a country … Read moreTax Declaration and Returns
The shortest month of the year has passed and I’m a year older now. Bye bye February 2019! Finances February most likely is the most expensive month for me this year, due to the city and property taxes that are paid once a year. They took a big chunk out of my savings rate, but … Read moreFebruary 2019 Overview
That’s a strange way to describe your salary increase for 2019! Yup it is. My salary increase this year wasn’t that high. But a company wide increase of secondary benefits plus lower income taxes made my net income rise by about 100 euros. Salary Increase As said, it wasn’t good. I mean really, not good. … Read moreSalary Increase 2019: Bad, but Good
The Dutch tax system is based three types of income. The first is income from labour, the second is income from owning a company, the third is income from wealth. A lot has been written on the Dutch wealth tax, but how bad is it really? Wealth Tax Problems A lot has been written by … Read moreDutch Wealth Tax – How Bad is It Really?