Financial matters

Find out more about financial matters in the Amsterdam Area: how to open a bank account, what kind of taxes to pay (and how!), what types of insurance there are and how to arrange a DigiD.

30% ruling

Get to know the benefits of the 30% reimbursement ruling for highly skilled migrants and see if the tax advantage applies to you.

Opening a bank account

Business in the Amsterdam Area
To receive your salary and pay expenses you need to open a bank account. 

Types of taxes

Amsterdam Belastingdienst envelope CC BY-SA 2.0 Mystic Mabel via Flickr
Various taxes apply to everyone in the Netherlands, such as state taxes on income, wealth and assets as well as local government taxes.

How to file your taxes

Find out all about filing your taxes in the Netherlands to make sure you're ready for the deadline.

Social security and insurances

Amsterdam west city panorama, Edwin van Eis
The Sociale Verzekeringsbank (SVB) is the organisation that implements national insurance schemes in the Netherlands.

Child allowance

Kees Hoogeveen
Dutch residents have a right to Child Benefit for children under the age of 18.

Dutch state pension

The Dutch AOW pension (paid under the National Old Age Pensions Act, AOW) is the basic state pension.

Registering in the Amsterdam Area

Expatcenter Amsterdam registration BSN
In order to handle your financials in the Netherlands and receive a DigiD, you will need to register and receive a BSN from the municipality.