Category Archives: Administration

Barter Deal

If you are in the start-up phase of your company, it may well be that your budget is not yet completely matched with the expenses you need. As an independent entrepreneur you naturally understand that you cannot just ask for everything for free (including the photographers, web designers and yes .. even tax advisers must[Lees verder…]

Google Adword Invoices in your Dutch Administration

Google Adwords Invoices look slightly different than “normal”. The VAT will be shifted! Is the VAT on the invoice of my Google Adwords Invoice deductible? The answer is YES – BUT If you do it right, the VAT is simply deductible. The most important thing is that you are registered with Google as a company,[Lees verder…]

Uber & VAT Returns

When it comes to VAT it is first of all very important to see who actually provides a service to you. Is that Uber, or the driver who stops at your door? From there you will look at the status of the service provider; Is this a company or a private person? (Private individuals are[Lees verder…]

10 Costs That Don't Belong In Your Dutch Bookkeeping

These are the NO GOs of your administration; costs that do not belong in your business bookkeeping: 1 | GROCERIES Your self-made poké bowl for lunch is unfortunately not deductible as a business expense, unless you earn your money with a food blog / vlog and have used your creation for your portfolio or assignment.[Lees verder…]


If you are about to move house, then of course a lot has to be arranged, converting addresses, electricity, water, packing boxes .. and with a bit of luck there is a (half renovation) to the new home. The last thing you want to do is also free up time to find out what needs[Lees verder…]

101 Deductible Costs for your Small Business

I receive many requests for a ‘list’ with all possible deductible costs for small businesses. If there was one, I would have given it to you within a heartbeat! Unfortunately (and fortunately)  there is no standard list of deductions offered by the tax office. To determine if certain costs are deductible for your company we[Lees verder…]