Hiring a Dutch employee

Do you want to hire a Dutch employee? We will help you find your way through the extensive and complex regulations.

Hiring a Dutch employee

The regulations that you have to observe, as a foreign employer, if you want to hire a Dutch employee are extensive and complex. We will be happy to assist you.

  • Where does (wage) tax have to be paid?
  • How do I submit wage tax and national insurance contribution returns in the Netherlands?
  • What is the situation regarding the addition to taxable income for private use of a company car?
  • Company car and payment of private motor vehicle and motorcycle tax (BPM)
  • Does the employee retain the right to tax-deductible items?
  • Where is the employee insured for social security purposes?
  • What is the situation regarding the accrual of a pension?
  • What are the arrangements for the payment of the employee’s salary in the event of sickness?
  • Which country’s employment law is applicable?
  • What needs to be included in an employment contract?

We will be happy to help you with these and other cross-border issues that may arise when hiring a Dutch employee.

Ingmar Pondes

Managing partner
VAT and international tax
+31 (0)545 – 46 36 26
ingmar.pondes@ecovis.nl