What is going on? On 1 May 2016 the VAR (Declaration of Independent Contractor Status) was abolished and the new DBA Law entered into force. Because of this new law, clients and independent professionals will work with model agreements that have been assessed by the Dutch Tax Authorities beforehand. At least, if it is necessary, […]
As a freelancer or self-employed worker you often need to submit a VAR declaration to qualify for a project of a client. The VAR declaration is issued by the Belastingdienst after sending in a questionnaire. By this the client is indemnified from deducting several kinds of social insurance contributions.