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The conditions of the co-operating partner deduction

For the levy of income tax in the Netherlands, the co-operating partner deduction (in Dutch: meewerkaftrek) can be claimed by every individual who meets the hourly criterion and whose partner works in the business without receiving proper compensation.

For 2023 & 2022 the co-operating partner deduction can be calculated as follows:

Working hours as from But less than The deduction amounts to
525 875 1.25% of the profit
875 1,225 2% of the profit
1,225 1,750 3% of the profit
1,750 - 4% of the profit

The basis for the deduction must be reduced with certain state compensations for expropriation, liquidation profits, profits as a consequence of transferring assets abroad, or as a consequence of ceasing the business activities in the Netherlands.