Guide to hiring your first employee in the Netherlands

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Clea Cremers Global mobility specialist | Tax

As an employer on the international labour market you are faced with a diversity of employment laws, required certificates and payroll obligations. This guide gives you a brief explanation on which actions to take when hiring your first employee in the Netherlands.

Guide to hiring your first employee in the Netherlands

This guide outlines 9 steps to successfully hire your first employee in the Netherlands:

  • Determine the employees tax resident country
  • Check whether the 30% facility applies
  • Conclude employment contract
  • Determine social security position
  • Apply for wage tax number (not always an
    obligation)
  • Determine whether the activities of the employee
    can lead to a Dutch permanent establishment
  • Set up Dutch payroll in case you qualify or choose
    to be a withholding agent
  • File documents in your wage tax administration
  • Overview work related cost scheme

Download the whitepaper 'Guide to hiring your first employee in the Netherlands'.

More information?

Do you have questions after reading the whitepaper? Or would you like to discuss hiring your first employee in the Netherlands? Contact Clea Cremers, Global Mobility Specialist - Tax, at +31 (0)77-3217715 or send her an email.

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