|Update:||Compliance Alert - Extension of the relief and recovery package|
The Dutch government plans to extend the current relief and recovery package for the economy and labour market to 1 October 2021, as of 1 July 2021.
Therefore, the measures previously provided will be available for three more months.
This relief and recovery package came into force as a response to help businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Among other things, the reliefs include:
- Zero VAT rate on face masks;
- Zero VAT rate on COVID-19 vaccines and testing kits;
- VAT exemption for the outsourcing of healthcare workers.