This page contains information on municipal taxes and rental allowance.
To apply for allowances, tax exemptions or to take care of any official matters in the Netherlands, you will a digital signature known as 'DigiD'. You can find more information about DigiD on the I amsterdam website.
These taxes are used to pay for all sorts of provisions in the city. By paying tax, all residents from Amsterdam deliver a contribution to the city. Taxes are not included in the rent. You will be responsible for paying these taxes, which the local authorities impose on all residents.
There are two types of taxes:
If you are unable to pay the taxes and water board charges, you can request a remission from the Tax Department. You qualify for an exemption if your monthly grant/salary is below or around the amounts listed here:
If your waiver request is denied, you must pay the tax. If you can`t pay this all at once, you can call the Dienst Belasting to ask to pay in installments.
If your income is below a certain government-determined income threshold and you can apply for rent allowance. You can find more information on rent allowance the I amsterdam website.