Archive category: self-employed

Internet consultation self-employed tariffs/statements

The draft bill on the minimum tariff for the self-employed (with no employees) and on self-employed status statements was published on 28 October 2019: the Minimum Remuneration for the Self-employed and Self-employed Status Statement Act . This covers two of the set of proposals that...

Uncertainty about DBA Act continues; enforcement postponed

In earlier blogs we wrote about the uncertainty surrounding the Assessment of Employment Relationships (Deregulation) Act (Wet deregulering beoordeling arbeidsrelatie, or Wet DBA), the act that regulates the relationship between clients and self employed workers without staff (ZZP-ers). Because of this uncertainty the enforcement of the act was postponed...

Coalition agreement 2017 – 2021: Trust in the future

The coalition agreement for 2017 to 2021 of the political parties forming a coalition – the VVD, CDA, D66 and ChristenUnie – has just been presented, including the requisite plans for the labour market. The cabinet says that the economy is going well, but also acknowledges that in recent years...

Hot news: employer’s declaration replaces model agreements DBA Act

From leaked documents of the new Rutte III cabinet it appears that the – frequently criticized – model agreements from the 2016 Employment Relationships Derugulation Act (Wet deregulering beoordeling arbeidsrelaties / DBA) will be replaced by an employer’s declaration. Through this employer’s declaration, when hiring self-employed persons, employers will be...