Global VAT Group COVID-19 Measures

Netherlands COVID-19 VAT Measures

Correct as of 3 April 2020

On March 17, 2020 the government has announced additional support measures to ensure that entrepreneurs can cope with liquidity problems caused by the COVID-19 crisis. One of these measures is the option to request for special deferral of tax payments (e.g. VAT due). Upon request, the Tax and Customs Administration will automatically grant 3 months deferment of payments and will stop the recovery measures (i.e. no penalties will be imposed for not paying timely). Should the deferment of 3 months not be sufficient, it is possible to request for an extension for a longer period. The recovery interest will be temporarily reduced from 4% to 0,01% from 23 March onwards.

More information about the measures in the Netherlands are published on our website under the following link

For further information contact:

Franka van Lieshout
Wesselman Accountants | Adviseurs

Helmond, Netherlands

T: +31 40 211 44 11


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