Get further help and information

The Netherlands administration is incredibly helpful.

When it is about creating or managing your business, you can get endless help from various organizations and institutions. This is why we definitely recommend you to never hesitate to ask the competent authorities whenever you have a question about any aspect of your own freelance business.

Everything we state and write in our blog is based on our personal experience and cannot replace the official information delivered by the Dutch official institutions and organizations. Therefore, if you need to double check a piece of information, get more details, or just go the step further, feel free to reach out to them directly.

That being said, unofficial “centers” or groups can also be of tremendous value to start or run your freelance business. Why? Because theoretical content just can’t replace the experience of millions of individuals. So, if you have any question, want to develop your network, find new customers/suppliers or just meet other freelancers, just join the right community that fits your needs!

 

Your official help centers as a ZZP

KVK

The Chamber of Commerce or KVK can assist you by providing a lot of information for the creation and administrative management of your freelance business. You can reach out to through various means (phone, chat, Whatsapp) and for different types of enquiries

Government support for entrepreneurs

An incredibly resourceful website to come to the Netherlands, start or run your business. Information about business plans writing, choosing a legal structure, registering your business, taxes, staff, environmental impact, innovation, international business, and more

<br /> Belastingdienst

The Dutch Tax and Customs Administration. Get information about taxes, tax returns, tax deductions etc.

Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek

The CBS provides reliable statistical information, economic surveys and data insights into social issues in the Netherlands

European Commission

The DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs can address your questions about doing business into the European Union.

Ondernemersplein

A joint initiative led by the KVK and other Dutch official organizations to support you as an entrepreneur. On ondernemersplein.kvk.nl you will receive an answer from the government to all your entrepreneurial questions.

Your unofficial help centers as a ZZP

Expat freelancers in The Netherlands - For international entrepreneurs

Are you an Expat freelancer in the Netherlands? Join this Facebook group and do not miss any tip or event about the freelancing life and ecosystem in the Netherlands!

Café ZZP - For French-speaking freelancers

A Facebook group specifically for French and French-speaking freelancers in the Netherlands. A great atmosphere where you can quickly find you marks. Café ZZP also organizes group professional worskhops all along the year for all freelancers in Amsterdam, Rotterdam and The Hague!

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