A lot of products and services in The Netherlands are tax-deductable for business owners and freelancers. This means that you could potentially get a lot of money back from the national tax authorities.
The tax deductions which are applicable can significantly lower your taxable income, which in turn makes you pay fewer taxes on your income.
As a business owners and freelancers you may be entitled to the general small companies discount of 14% of your gross profit.
The applicable tax credits of up to € 8.793 (for 2021) may also be claimed. The self-employed tax deduction is € 6.670 in 2021 (plus € 2.123 is applicable for the first three years of your business).
The most important requirement to claim the tax credits of up to € 8.793 (for 2021) is that you have worked at least 1.225 hours for your business in the calendar year. This includes direct working hours but also hours you spend on traveling, market research, administration and more.