Up to what amount is a gift tax-free in the Netherlands? Belastingadviseur Eindhoven (Tax Consultant Eindhoven) can advise you on donations and related tax exemptions and gift taxation. We ensure that the tax authorities (Belastingdienst) register the donation correctly and that you do not pay too much tax. You are mandatory to file a donation tax return. We have the experience to handle your tax return(s) effectively and efficiently. Please feel free to leave your message via Whatsapp or call us at +31 (0)40 303 5112 or leave us a message via the contact form.

What about a tax free gift to buy a house in Holland?

Do you want to buy or renovate a house? And will you receive a donation for this in 2020 from your parents, for example? Then you do not have to pay gift tax on a maximum amount of € 103.643. You can apply for this in the 2020 gift tax return. Because you do have to file a tax return, even for a tax-free donation. 2019 should have been filed before March 1, 2020 however we can stil file the gift tax return for 2019 and expect no penalty if there are no gift taxes due. Please reach out to us as soon as possible to still meet the obligations. Have yourself advised by Belastingadviseur Eindhoven and avoid paying too much tax. Leave your details via the contact form and we will help you further.

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Conditions for tax-free donation

The tax specialists of Belastingadviseur Eindhoven will inform you about the conditions related to money donations. Do you have questions about the tax conditions related to a money donation? We are here to answer all your questions related to Dutch taxes. The following main conditions must be met if you wish to qualify for tax exemption. You are mandatory to use the money of the donation:

  • to buy or renovate your own home in the Netherlands
  • to pay off the mortgage or residual debt of your own home in the Netherlands
  • to buy the leasehold, superficies or oppression rights of your own home in the Netherlands

Up to what amount is a donation tax-free in the Netherlands?

That depends on the relationship between donator and recipient. And on the purpose for which the money is used. We from Belastingadviseur Eindhoven have listed the donation exemptions 2020 for you.

 

Relationship

donator and

recipient

Purpose of spending

Tax free

amount

Conditions

Parent(s) – child

(By ‘child’ is meant

we also have a foster child

and a stepchild.)

That decides the

recipient itself

€ 5.515

Parents we see

as one donor. This also applies to

when they’re divorced.

As partners both

donate

from the same parent(s),

this counts as one donation.

       
       

Grandparent(s) –

grandchild

Uncle/Aunt –

cousin

Brother – sister

No family

That decides the

recipient itself

€ 2.208

Partners we see

as one donor.

As partners both

donate

from the same person,

this counts as one donation.

This exemption only applies if the recipient is between 18 and 40 years of age at the time of the donation, or has a partner between 18 and 40 years of age. The day of the 40th birthday still counts. The recipient of the gift must file a gift tax return. 2019 should have been filed before March 1, 2020 however we can still file the gift tax return for 2019 and expect no penalty if there are no gift taxes due. Please reach out to us as soon as possible to stil meet the obligations.

 

Relationship

donator and

recipient

Purpose of spending

Tax free

amount

Conditions

Parent(s) – child

 

(Under “child

understood

we also have a

foster child

and a stepchild.)

That decides the

recipient itself

 

An expensive study

 

Your own home

€ 26.457

€ 55.114

€ 103.643

Contact our office

contact form

       
       

Grandparent(s) –

grandchild

Uncle/Aunt –

cousin

Brother – sister

No family

Your own home

€ 103.643

Contact our office

contact form.

Other tax free donation exemptions

The tax-free donation replaces all other exemptions. This means that in the same year you may not receive € 5.515 tax-free from your parents, or € 2.208 if you received the donation from someone else. Do you receive the gift from your parents? Then of the € 103.643, you may spend a maximum of € 26.457 on something other than your own home. Do you receive the donation from someone else? Then you may spend a maximum of € 2.208 of the € 103.643 on something other than your own home. Do you have questions about a donation from your parents or someone else? Feel free to call us +31 (0)40 303 5112 or leave a message via our contact form.

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We would like to get to know you and of course you want to know who we are. We will find out soon enough if we can offer you what you expect. Our financial advisor will be happy to welcome you for an initial consultation.

Good advice is not a simple push of a button, but the result of a well-considered inventory of your wishes and possibilities. We list important aspects together with you. The advisor takes the time in the first introductory meeting or call, which is always completely free of charge and without obligation. You are not attached to anything!

If we can be of good service to you, you will receive a suitable proposal from us. We always base the advisory process on your goals and financial possibilities. We attach more importance to a realistic approach than to creating too high expectations. If you are in agreement with this, then we will proceed with the advice and guidance energetically. That is the starting point of our clear service. 

From this moment on, we will relieve you of your worries and make sure everything is taken care of from start to finish. We handle your affairs quickly and well. This active way of working has more than proved itself in the meantime. 

Before, during and after the advisory process, we would like to be your point of contact. For a long time now, our cooperation has only resulted in satisfied customers. For our customers, we take that one extra step that makes all the difference in many things. Your business is in good hands with us.

How do you make use of the gift exemption?

You can apply for it in the 2020 gift tax return. Because you do have to file a tax return, even for a tax-free donation. Gift tax returns are also needed if you make use of the one- time increased exemption. Belastingadviseur Eindhoven (Tax Consultant Eindhoven) offers a wide range of legal and tax services for expats living in the Netherlands. Our team provides tailored, independent and professional advice and assistance in legal and tax matters nationally and internationally. We are able to help you with all legal matters, expat regulations and tax ruling to enjoy your stay in The Netherlands. Our office is situated in the centre of Eindhoven. We have the experience to handle your case effectively and efficiently. Please feel free to contact us via Whatsapp or call us at +31 (0)40 303 5112 or leave us a message via the contact form

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