𝗪𝗛𝗬 𝗜𝗦 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗡𝗘𝗧𝗛𝗘𝗥𝗟𝗔𝗡𝗗𝗦 𝗦𝗨𝗖𝗛 𝗔𝗡 𝗔𝗧𝗧𝗥𝗔𝗖𝗧𝗜𝗩𝗘 𝗖𝗢𝗨𝗡𝗧𝗥𝗬 𝗙𝗢𝗥 𝗘𝗫𝗣𝗔𝗧𝗦?
There are currently around 200,000 expats living and working in the Netherlands. But why is it that so many people want to come to the Netherlands to be an expat? Here’s are some reasons:
𝟭. 𝟯𝟬% 𝘁𝗮𝘅 𝗳𝗿𝗲𝗲
For many expats there are regulations in the Netherlands that make it attractive to settle in the Netherlands. Under certain conditions they can receive 30% of their gross salary tax-free. The duration of this so called 30% tax free ruling is five years.
𝟮. 𝗕𝗲𝘀𝘁 𝗻𝗼𝗻-𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝘀𝗽𝗲𝗮𝗸𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝗘𝗻𝗴𝗹𝗶𝘀𝗵
The Dutch people are the best non-native speakers of English in the world. This makes it so much easier for people who speak English to fit in. Not only is it easier to integrate but also it makes it easier to do your job and children will have an easier time when they go to school as well.
For most people the most important thing in their life is their family and children. With the Netherlands being ranked number one when it comes to happiest children in 2020, that makes a good reason for many people to go to the Netherlands as an expat. Furthermore the Netherlands has a great education system with lots of universities.
The healthcare system in the Netherlands is ranked as number 3 in the world. The Dutch healthcare system scores well in terms of quality of care and customer friendliness. In fact, on the basis of 48 different quality indicators, including information provision, quality of hospital care, accessibility and medication use, the Netherlands has the best healthcare system in Europe.