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Every year during April it’s Tax Return season. In this topic you can learn how to prepare for it with your bunq account.
What’s a Dutch Tax Return
If you’re an employee in the Netherlands, your employer takes a specific amount out of your paycheck and gives it to the tax authority (known as de Belastingdienst).
When you file your tax return in the spring, you provide them with a more accurate insight into your income, assets and expenses of the past year. That way you’ll be able to calculate whether you paid too much or too little in income taxes.
If you’re an entrepreneur, you’ll have to notify the tax authority of your profits and any additional income. The tax return might be more extensive, so an option is to use a third party.
How do I report it?
Whether you're an individual or entrepreneur, you can go to mijn.belastingdienst.nl or use the Belastingdienst app and find a pre-filled tax return. You should correct anything that’s incorrect in the pre-filled information, and add information if any is missing.
What documents are needed?
What documents are needed depends heavily on what activities you’re involved in. However the documents mentioned below are a must-have 🙌
Important note: Due to different circumstances or factors you may need to upload additional documents. You can see more about this here.
- Annual statement or payslips
- Received alimony (if applicable)
- A yearly overview of past year for your bank account (you can export an Annual Overview by following the steps explained here)
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