Energy tax / Environmental levies


The environment is currently in the spotlight. The news regularly covers climate change and the taxation of activities that impact the environment. A consequence of this is that in recent years, the Dutch Tax and Customs Administration has been carrying out increasingly stringent checks on whether you are obeying the laws relating to energy tax and environmental levies. At the same time, environmental regulations continue to evolve and change significantly. Therefore, Meijburg & Co’s specialists are here to help you with environmental tax advice.

Energy tax

Energy tax rates rise virtually every year. Did you know that there are a number of exemptions from energy tax as well as opportunities for a refund? In this way, significant savings can be made. We would be glad to assess whether the possibility of exemption or refund applies in your case.

Have you ever asked yourself whether you should file returns for energy tax, e.g. in relation to solar panels? Or perhaps you think that the amount levied by the Dutch Tax and Customs Administration may be too high. Now that checks have become stricter than before, it is of great importance that you are fully aware of the latest developments in legislation. Our professionals are here to provide you with support and advice in this area.

Environmental levies

Aside from energy tax, there are other environmental levies. The purpose of these levies is to tax activity harmful to the environment. There are various types of taxes:

  • Waste tax
  • Tap water tax
  • Coal tax
  • Pollution levy
  • Purification levy

Complex legislation

There is a considerable amount of complex legislation where energy tax and environmental levies are concerned. Moreover, developments in the environmental field are moving very quickly. As a result the law is frequently misapplied. It is therefore sensible to have an expert assess your situation. We will inform you exactly which rules apply to you and also advise you on any opportunities for savings.

Need advice on energy tax and environmental levies?

Do you require tax advice on environmental taxes? For example, have you asked yourself if there are any exemptions or opportunities for returns that you might be entitled to? Meijburg & Co’s specialists are here to help you. Our expertise and years of experience mean that we know exactly how to offer you the best assistance. With us, you will be able to achieve significant savings. We are looking forward to working with you.

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