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Six fun facts about The Netherlands

On October 30, 2017 by Dutch Umbrella Company
Dutch life

Maybe you’ve been in The Netherlands for a while, maybe you’ve just arrived or maybe you are planning on working and living here in the near future. Like every other country we have our own traditions, foods, jokes and sayings,

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Using your foreign driving licence in the Netherlands

On July 11, 2017 by Dutch Umbrella Company
Dutch life

If you are a resident of the Netherlands, you will be able to use your valid non-Dutch driving licence for a certain period of time; the length of this period depends on the country in which your licence was issued. The use of a foreign driving licence in the Netherlands is subject to the following rules:

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Working in The Netherlands: Travel expenses (part 2)

On April 25, 2017 by Dutch Umbrella Company
Dutch life

In this second edition of ‘Working in The Netherlands: Travel expenses’, we will discuss driving an electrical car, a company car and the cost of public transport in The Netherlands. If you want to read more about travelling by private

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Working in the Netherlands: Travel expenses (part 1)

On April 13, 2017 by Dutch Umbrella Company
Dutch life

Travel expenses: It is not compulsorily, but most companies in The Netherlands reimburse the costs for business traffic for their employees. In the collective agreements, company regulations or in your labour contract you can find the agreements regarding travel allowance.

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The Citizen Service Number (BSN Number) in the Netherlands

On June 20, 2016 by Dutch Umbrella Company
Dutch life, General

If you want to work in the Netherlands as an expat there are a few important things to consider. To begin with, you should apply for a Citizen Service Number (Burgerservicenummer, or BSN number). This is a social-fiscal number issued to

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