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Compensation for transitional fee for long-term illness

Compensation for transitional fee for long-term illness

1 oktober 2018 | Niels Woudstra

We had already announced the possible introduction of this regulation in previous news reports. However, we were not sure if it would continue and how its details would be regulated. both the Second and the Upper House of Parliament in the Netherlands approved a Bill this summer to regulate the transition fees that an employer must pay in compensation when terminating an employee’s contract due to long-term illness.

New legislation in The Netherlands

New legislation in The Netherlands

1 oktober 2018 | Joost Blom

Not only tax laws change as a result of the yearly ‘Prinsjesdag’ in the Netherlands, but often civil laws also change as a result of the plans of the Dutch Government for the upcoming year. However, this year there are not so many plans that influence directly civil laws. However, indirectly there will some changes in civil law. Also due to the coalition agreement from 2017 there are some changes coming up.

Advance preparation for upcoming Dutch VAT increase

Advance preparation for upcoming Dutch VAT increase

28 september 2018 | Harm-Jan de Boer

As of the beginning of next year the lower VAT rate will be raised from 6% to 9% in The Netherlands. This has several consequences that should be anticipated by businesses in advance of the increase. Examples include the implementation of possible price increases or necessary adjustments to administrative procedures.

Prince's Day 2018: top 10 important plans that affect your business

Prince's Day 2018: top 10 important plans that affect your business

28 september 2018 | Jasper Gorter

Tuesday September 18th, Dutch Minister of Finance Wopke Hoekstra presented the 2019 Budget Memorandum and the 2019 Tax Plan. The government is focusing on reducing the tax burden on employment, combating tax avoidance and evasion, improving the attractiveness of the Netherlands as a business location and making the tax system greener and more easily enforceable. A brief explanation of the most notable changes in the area of taxation is provided below.

Prince’s Day 2018: measures international

Prince’s Day 2018: measures international

28 september 2018 | Jasper Gorter

Every third Tuesday of September, the new Budget and Tax plans for the Netherlands are presented. A brief explanation of the most notable measures for international business in the area of taxation is provided below.

DFK International Firm of the Year - Press release

DFK International Firm of the Year - Press release

7 augustus 2018 | Marco Vermin

Official press release of DFK.

Financing for circular construction: towards collaborative value creation

Financing for circular construction: towards collaborative value creation

30 juli 2018 | Mirella Zuidgeest

Alfa Accountants and Advisors is part of the Community of Practice 'Financing Circular Construction’, which will provide a practical roadmap to design and create a viable and financeable circular residential housing project in Amsterdam.

Alfa voted best company of the year

Alfa voted best company of the year

26 juli 2018 | Marco Vermin

On Friday 13 July, Alfa was voted company of the year by DFK International at the International Annual Conference in Munich, Germany. DFK International is one of the ten largest networks of independent accountancy firms in the world. Alfa’s membership of DFK means it is able to respond to demand from international entrepreneurs even better.