Registering as an employer

Do you want to register as a foreign employer with the Tax Administration of the Netherlands? Then fill in the 'Registration Form Foreign Companies'.

After registration

Once you have registered as an employer you will receive the following from us:

  • a payroll taxes number
    You will need this payroll taxes number when you file payroll tax returns. Always refer to this number in any correspondence with us.
  • a 'Payroll tax return letter'
    This letter lists the tax return periods for which you are required to file tax returns during the current year.
  • when you will be required to pay employed persons' insurance contributions:
    • a letter stating the sector with which you are affiliated
    • a letter stating the percentage for the Return to Work Fund (Werkhervattingskas, Whk)

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