Dividend is much better than salary, or is it?

Dividend is much better than salary is the starting point of nearly all entrepreneurs that contact us. We have a day job explaining that we have rules in the Netherland about the salary component. We think tax is exciting, so we are happy to address the topic of dividend rules over salary. Dividend is much…

What is taxable salary?

Sometimes we are contacted by potential clients or corrected by employees of existing clients that certain reimbursements should not be taxed. What is taxable salary? What is taxable salary? Basically a very simple answer: all you receive from your employer, unless it is exempted from taxation. What is often asked for: We like to pay…

Minimum salary of an entrepreneur is subject to rules

The minimum salary of an entrepreneur is ruled in the Netherlands, that implies it has been sorted, these rules have been appealed and the rules still stand. What is minimum salary of an entrepreneur? Minimum salary of an entrepreneur An entrepreneur that works via a limited liability company such as the UK Ltd, the USA…

30% ruling – minimum salary requirement

The minimum salary requirement is one of the four requirements you need to meet to qualify for the 30% ruling. What is the minimum salary. 30%  ruling – minimum salary requirement The minimum salary requirement is EUR 37.296. This is the 70% part of the salary. So the gross salary needs to be at least…

Dividend versus salary

The most frequent asked question is about dividend versus salary in a BV company. How to correctly weight this question in the corporate income tax return. Dividend versus salary We notice mainly clients from the United Kingdom have the strong opinion that paying out dividend instead of salary is much better tax wise. Whether that…