VAT Information the Netherlands

  • 21%
    VAT percentage high rate
  • 9%
    VAT percentage reduced and low rate
  • Dutch VAT registration threshold for distance sales: € 100.000
  • Intrastat threshold in the Netherlands:
  • Arrivals € 800.000
  • Dispatches € 1.000.000

Doing business in the Netherlands: we will assist you with the Dutch VAT

Is your company based outside the Netherlands and are you doing business in Netherlands, it is possible that you will have to deal with local taxable transactions and services in Netherlands.

Perhaps it is necessary to register for the VAT in Netherlands. A Dutch VAT number has to be applied for at the Dutch Tax Office. After registration for Dutch VAT, periodical VAT returns for the Dutch turnover have to be submitted.

Our InterVAT specialists know all rules and legislation when you are trading in the Netherlands. Outsourcing will save time and money, because you can focus on your core business, while we are taking care of the correct submission of the Dutch VAT returns in due time.

Apply now for a VAT number in the Netherlands

When it is necessary to apply for a Dutch VAT number?

Below you will find some examples:

  • You are importing goods in the Netherlands from a country outside the European Union (e.g. from China or Turkey). Subsequently you are selling these goods in the Netherlands or in other EU countries.
  • You buy goods in the Netherlands (with Dutch Value Added Tax) and you deliver these goods to customers in other EU countries or you are exporting these goods to customers based in countries outside the European Union.
  • You buy goods in the Netherlands (including Dutch VAT) and subsequently you sell these goods to customers based in the Netherlands.
  • You are organizing a conference, workshop, seminar or congress in theNetherlands and you charge registration or a fee for admission.
  • You are selling online products to private persons in the Netherlands and you are reaching the threshold of € 100.000 for distance sales.
  • You are selling online products via Amazon. And Amazon is asking for a VAT registration number. When you sell online products in several EU countries using the so called Pan-European FBA Programme, you will have to register directly for the VAT. The Amazon warehouses are so called Amazon fulfilment centres. FBA is an abbreviation for Fulfilment by Amazon.

You are bringing your own goods over to the Netherlands from another EU country. In this case the delivery is a so called fictive EC sales delivery.

We will check if you have a tax liability in the Netherlands, and when necessary take care of the VAT registration there, the submission of VAT returns and requests for refund of VAT paid (deductible turnover tax.

Do you need a VAT registration number in the Netherlands? Or do you need to submit periodical Dutch VAT returns?

Apply for a VAT registration number in the Netherlands now!
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