Living in Amsterdam

I amsterdam's Living portal is the English-language hub for learning about life in the Amsterdam Area, whether you're moving to the city region, newly arrived or an established citizen. It's a place where you can look up official information for internationals, learn more about settling into life in the Amsterdam Area and read the latest news. All in all, it's a place to help you make the most of living in Amsterdam.
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  • Rules, regulations and tax changes in 2020

    Winter has landed and we’re racing towards a new year and new decade. The first day of the year is a time of celebration, but also when new rules and fiscal policies come into effect. Read on to stay on top of the rules, regulations and tax changes that apply from 2020.

  • Celebrate Thanksgiving in Amsterdam

    It doesn’t matter if you’re from the US or just fancy filling up on a delicious feast ending with pumpkin pie, we’ve picked out some of the best Thanksgiving celebrations in Amsterdam.

  • Five Dutch businesses join forces for AI push

    Five Dutch companies – Ahold Delhaize, ING, KLM, NS and Philips – have announced the launch of Kickstart AI, a collection of initiatives aiming to give impetus to tech innovation and AI-related study programmes in the Netherlands.

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