The Migrantic partners write a weekly tax and/or immigration law column in a local newspaper. These columns are also featured below.

THE CLOCK IS TICKING! Brexit update: residence rights UK nationals and tax / social security in a no-deal Brexit scenario

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The clock is ticking, a little over 2 months left. Boris Johnson has just mentioned that the UK should get ready for a no-deal Brexit unless there is a fundamental change of approach from the European Union. Where does this leave the UK nationals living in the Netherlands?  Rights of UK citizens residing, working and/or … Lees meer

Am I employing a knowledge migrant?

We have all heard of the knowledge migrant and we all know that the new salary thresholds as of January 1st 2020 are as follows: Standard amounts for residence as a highly skilled migrant Gross amount per month excluding holiday allowance Highly skilled migrant older than 30 years € 4,612.- Highly skilled migrant younger than … Lees meer

2019 Chambers listing

In 2016 Migrantic, tax & immigration lawyers announced that – after an intensive vetting process –  it had joined Nextlaw Global Referral Networkas the first Netherlands law firm. It enables Migrantic to connect its clients to high quality lawyers around the world. Nextlaw Global Referral Network is the largest legal referral network in the world and was created by … Lees meer

A Profitable Way Out of Brexit for Wealthy UK Residents

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Are you looking for migration opportunities because of Brexit? The Netherlands offers a wholesome package with an outstanding healthcare system and a steady top ten World Happiness Index ranking. The Netherlands is by far the best friend of the UK on the European continent with a very good physical (Schiphol, Rotterdam / The Hague and … Lees meer

Salary conditions for the 30% ruling and the knowledge migrant residence permit. The differences:

Main rule You can inter alia use the 30%-facility if you have a specific field of expertise that is not or is only scarcely available on the Dutch employment market. This specific expertise is not applicable to the knowledge migrant application, but is considered to be available due to the amount in salary. The Dutch immigration- and … Lees meer

A new start of the year, new immigration policies and regulations

January 1st is a typical date to introduce changes. One of the most common changes is the raise of the salary threshold for knowledge migrants, graduates and EU Blue Card holders. New salary levels were introduced: the knowledge migrant must now receive a salary of € 4,324 (over 30 years) and € 3,170 (under 30 years) gross per month, … Lees meer

Amendments Dutch immigration law

In a previous column I mentioned that Japanese nationals require (once again) work authorisation as of October 1st 2016. This is not the only amendment taking place. As of July 1st, knowledge migrants with a valid residence permit, now have a 3 month period to search for a job after becoming unemployed. This is regardless of the reason for the … Lees meer

The Brexit and its likely implications for tax & immigration law

Immigration As the main objective of the historical Brexit mistake was the desire of England & Wales to take control of its own borders again, the free movement of people will be abolished. The EU will naturally reciprocate. This will undoubtedly mean that all UK (perhaps at that time only consisting of England and Wales) … Lees meer

Exemption work authorisation Japanese nationals will be revoked

Pursuant to a decision of the State Council on December 24th 2014, Japanese nationals have free access to the Dutch labour market. An interpretation of the Dutch – Japanese Trade Treaty (1912) and the Dutch – Swiss Friendship Treaty (1875), based on the most favoured nation clause in the Japanese Trade Treaty, resulted in the conclusion that Japanese are equalled … Lees meer