Screening you as the supplier
The recipient will probably screen you to avoid the situation in which the Tax and Customs Administration holds the recipient liable for your tax and contributions debts. This screening will then include the following:
- a check of your references
- a request for you to furnish proof that you have been issued a (Dutch) payroll tax number
- a request for you to furnish proof that you file returns
- a request for a declaration relating to your payment behaviour
You can apply for this declaration by completing an 'Aanvraagformulier Verklaring betalingsgedrag keten- en inlenersaansprakelijkheid' ('Application form for Declaration of Tax and National Insurance Contributions (Liability of Subcontractors) payment behaviour') (only available in Dutch). You can download this form here.