I am a FreeFlexer / FreeFlexing (VAT, CoC & Insurances)

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Written by Anna | Temper, Olivier | Temper, Jip Rezelman | Temper and 2 others
I want to become a FreeFlexer

Are there any additional requirements for non-EU/EEA students working through Temper?

A residence permit is required. A work permit isn't. There are no restrictions on the number of hours worked
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Written by Paulina | Temper
Updated over a week ago

How can I request my VAT-ID?

Request a vat-identification number through the Tax Authorities or the Chamber of Commerce
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Written by Olivier | Temper
Updated over a week ago

What is the difference between a CoC and a VAT-ID?

A CoC-number is a number you request at the Chamber of Commerce and the VAT-ID is a number you request with the Tax Authorities.
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Written by Olivier | Temper
Updated over a week ago

What’s the difference between a VAT-ID and VAT-number?

The VAT-ID is the number you use to communicate with your clients.
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Written by Jip Rezelman | Temper
Updated over a week ago

Where can I find my VAT-identification number?

The Tax Authorities will deliver this to you by letter
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Written by Jip Rezelman | Temper
Updated over a week ago

Can I work whilst I’m awaiting my VAT-ID?

You can work a maximum of three times.
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Written by Olivier | Temper
Updated over a week ago

When will I receive my VAT-ID?

It takes up to an average of 2 weeks before the Tax Authorities will send you your VAT-ID.
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Written by Olivier | Temper
Updated over a week ago

I’m waiting for the Tax Authorities to grant me my VAT-ID, when will I be able to continue on the platform?

As soon as you added your VAT-ID to your profile.
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Written by Olivier | Temper
Updated over a week ago
Taxes

Do the hourly rates include or exclude VAT?

The displayed hourly rates do not include VAT
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Written by Anna | Temper
Updated over a week ago

Income tax return vs. VAT return

What's the difference, and how does it affect me as a FreeFlexer?
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Written by Michiel | Temper
Updated over a week ago

Help with your income tax return in the Netherlands

The TaxSavers can help you out with your income tax returns
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Written by Michiel | Temper
Updated over a week ago

Help with the VAT-declaration

Also known as the declaration of turnover tax or sales tax
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Written by Jip Rezelman | Temper
Updated over a week ago

Help with the M-form for expats

Recently moved to The Netherlands? You might need help with your tax returns
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Written by Michiel | Temper
Updated over a week ago

When do I need to pay which taxes?

Turnover tax every quarter and income tax every year
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Written by Olivier | Temper
Updated over a week ago

Extra help with your VAT tax returns

The TaxSavers can help you out with your tax returns
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Written by Michiel | Temper
Updated over a week ago

How does the Small Businesses Scheme (KOR) work?

Exemption from tax obligations up until € 20.000,-
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Written by Jip Rezelman | Temper
Updated over a week ago

What if I don’t do my turnover tax declaration or forgot?

You will receive a € 65,- fine from the Tax Authorities.
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Written by Olivier | Temper
Updated over a week ago

Do I pay tax on my first job if I don’t have a VAT-ID?

No, the VAT won’t be invoiced.
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Written by Olivier | Temper
Updated over a week ago

How can I correct my tax declarations?

Correct the amount of VAT you have received or paid within next quarter’s declarations
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Written by Olivier | Temper
Updated over a week ago

Why can’t I fill in my tax declarations through the online portal of the Tax Authorities?

The first time you declare your taxes, it’s often done in writing.
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Written by Olivier | Temper
Updated over a week ago

What taxes do I face as a FreeFlexer?

Income tax and possible turnover tax (also called your tax declarations)
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Written by Olivier | Temper
Updated over a week ago

What is income tax and do I have to pay this?

You will have to pay taxes over your income whether you are an employee or work as a FreeFlexer.
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Written by Olivier | Temper
Updated over a week ago