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Explained: Dutch Holiday Allowance

It’s that special time of year again! It’s the time of year when most working people in the Netherlands receive nearly double their monthly salary all at once. That’s right: the Dutch Holiday allowance (vakantiegeld, in Dutch) is worth 8% ...

FAQ: Payroll taxes and employment in the Netherlands

Here we have compiled a list of frequently asked questions that our payroll and HR specialists regularly get asked. If your business needs support setting up their operations, or have a specific challenge involving employment in the Netherlands, don’t hesitate ...

Wage breakdown: salary, social security, and payroll tax for the Netherlands

As business owners and working people, you know that wage and “take-home pay” are often very different after payroll tax. In the Netherlands, the average amount of take-home-pay from gross salary is only 70%. Expats often need to know — ...

EXPLAINED: Employment contracts in the Netherlands

If you are preparing to employ staff in the Netherlands, you know you will need to develop employment contracts. Employment contracts are vital legal documents whereby details of the employment relationship between employee, and your company are portrayed. In addition, ...

7 Types of Employee Leave in the Netherlands

In the Netherlands, we have some of the best procedures that help us maintain a strong work/life balance. So how do we achieve this? We’ve considered all of the reasons an employee may need to take leave from work and ...

How Payroll Services Can Simplify your Expansion to the Netherlands

Starting or expanding your business to any new market is challenging. It is essential to focus on doing work that adds value to your business in these early stages but navigating the legal and compliance work that comes along with ...

Explained: Employee handbook for the Netherlands

An employee handbook is a highly valuable document for any company to create. The handbook is not only a handy tool for communicating with your people, but it is also necessary to protect your company from legal risk. The more ...

What to expect when you receive a job offer from a Dutch employer

You are expecting to receive a job offer so you can work in the Netherlands. Congratulations on earning it! Searching for a job in an unfamiliar country can be challenging, but now that you’ve made it this far, you’re probably ...