What information do I need before filing my tax return 2019? Check the overview

Did you live outside the Netherlands in 2019, but still had income or property here? You then must file a tax return as ‘non-resident tax payer’. Please check below if you have gathered all the information you will need to proceed with your tax return.

You need these details. We have listed them below, per category.

Personal details

    • Your citizen service number (burgerservicenummer, BSN), 
      if applicable, those of your partner and children
    • Your bank account details (IBAN, preferably a Dutch bank account)
    • Your DigiD or – if you do not have one - your username/password combination
    • Your telephone number
    • Your home address details

Income (worldwide)

    • Your annual income statements for 2019
    • If you do not have any income statements: your payslips
      In case of wages received from Belgium: all payslips
    • Spousal maintenance payments received

Bank account details (Dutch and foreign bank accounts)

    • Your current account annual statement 2019
    • Your savings account annual statement 2019, as well as those from your children’s savings accounts
    • Your investment account annual statement 2019


If you are considered a ‘non-resident tax payer’:

    • Your own home’s WOZ value on 1 January 2018
      You’ll find this value on last year’s municipal WOZ assessment
    • Your mortgage’s annual statement 2019
    • In case of purchase or sale of your house: the final settlement from your notary

If you are considered a ‘qualifying non-resident tax payer’ or if you are covered by Dutch social insurance, you will also need your foreign home’s details:

    • The value of your foreign home on 1 January 2018
    • Your foreign home’s mortgage annual statement 2019

Deductions (only if you are a ‘qualifying non-resident tax payer’, or if you were living in Belgium, Surinam or Aruba, or if you were covered by Dutch social insurance)

You will need proof of payment. For instance:

    • Gifts
    • Costs for care which were not covered
      Your own Healthcare Insurance Act contribution. Non-deductible items are: private care insurance premium and any deductible excess.
    • Paid partner alimony
    • Costs for study, in case you were not entitled to any study loans or grants

Other (only if you are a ‘qualifying non-resident tax payer’, or if you were living in Belgium, Surinam or Aruba, or if you were covered by Dutch social insurance)

    • Details of grants or loans for study costs
    • Details of other loans or debts
    • Details of paid premiums for annuities 
    • Overview of paid premiums for occupational disability insurance
    • Details of dividend

When applicable:

    • Provisional assessment income tax 2019
    • Provisional assessment income dependent Health Insurance Act 
      contribution 2019