Holiday pay

Holiday pay is a basic aspect of the Dutch payroll. What does this imply? Holiday pay Holiday pay is paid in May and amounts to 8% over the gross salary over the 12 previous months including the month of May. This is a right stated in the Dutch labour law. Which implies that you cannot…

8% Holiday pay

We experience with most foreign companies issues about the 8% holiday pay. By Dutch law it is stated that every employee is obliged to receive 8% holiday pay in the month of May or June over the previous 12 months regular gross salary earned. In general the holiday pay is paid in May, sometimes in…

Most frequently asked questions about Dutch payroll

My name is Laura Melzer-Boon and I am the payroll manager with Orange Tax Services. We provide Dutch payroll services to small and medium sized companies. My team and me are often asked the same questions, below I will address some of them. Most frequently asked questions about Dutch payroll What is holiday pay? In…

Company car and holiday

In the Netherlands a lot of company cars are being used. Some are used by the employee, some are used by the employer. This article is about the company car being used by either the ZZP or one man company owner or the managing director major shareholder in a BV  company. Value in kind Anything…