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Hotline for self-employed individuals

General Dutch (Tax) NewsPosted by Mike de Gruijl Thu, September 29, 2016 22:06:27

Hotline for self-employed

Self-employed without employees (ZZP'ers) can report their problems from mid-October at a hotline from the tax authorities.
This hotline will be an online digital form on the website of the tax authorities.

Eric Wiebes
With this hotline, Secretary of State Eric Wiebes (finance), wants to get visibility on unforeseen and undesirable effects of the new "zelfstandigenwet", so he announced this Wednesday. He promises to address any bottlenecks.

Squeezed out
The new law should prevent self employed individuals are being squeezed out and put with their back to the wall by their clients for who they work for. Clients and contractors can conclude an agreement if there is clarity needed on their working relationship.

According to self-employed professionals this is exactly where the biggest problem lies: the agreements. Companies are afraid to provide more commands because the tax office does not accept some contracts.

The Dutch parliament will discuss about these issues Thursday evening.

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