Sustainability is very important for every entrepreneur. Mazars will keep you up to date on this topic.
New mandatory model contract
June 14, 2021 - The European Commission (EC) has approved a new model contract that companies can use for transfers of personal data from the European Economic Area (EEA) to countries outside the EEA with a non-adequate level of privacy protection. This is important news for companies that already use such a model contract. These companies should ensure that within 18 months their current contracts are brought into line with this new model contract.
New Objections NOW
June 10, 2021 - The Minister of Social Affairs has stated that in more cases objections can be made against a lower NOW than was previously possible. The NOW is applied based on expectations and the advance payment is also based on this. Important variables for the subsidy amount include the reference wage bill and the percentage loss of turnover.
Brexit Radar: different effects
8 june 2021 - Are you up to date with post-Brexit developments? In this video Birgit Jürgensmann, Partner, Mazars, Germany, shares insights on the impact of Brexit for cross border transactions, VAT and customs.
Documentation requirements for transport operators
8 June 2021 - Many entrepreneurs in the transport and logistics industry are internationally oriented. The activities of a transport company regularly cross borders. Perhaps your transport company also has a branch office or company abroad or your transport company is part of a larger international group.
Link different software applications
10 June 2021 - As an employer, you often use various software applications. These include applications for accounting, invoicing, planning & timekeeping, dashboarding, payroll and HR. Purchasing these applications can be done in-house, or possibly by using these tools through an external vendor.
Subsidy for technical innovation
10 June 2021 - Especially in this period it is important to look ahead and reduce costs where possible. The MIT subsidy scheme for R&D collaboration projects (collaboration on a technical innovation) can make all the difference in overcoming the crisis by speeding up market introduction and achieving sustainable growth.
Director liable for pension fund premium arrears
10 June 2021 - In practice, it regularly happens that an employer cannot comply with the premium invoice of the industry pension fund. Not infrequently, this ultimately leads to the director being held personally liable. How can this be prevented?
Application high and low unemployment premiums
10 June 2021 - Since the Labor Market in Balance Act (WAB) came into effect, a distinction has been made between the high and low unemployment insurance premiums. The significance is that the high premium is 5% more expensive than the low premium and thus leads to significantly higher employer costs.
Transitional law on life-course savings amended
10 June 2021 - The life-course savings plan will no longer be available to new participants as of January 1, 2012. A transitional rule applies to employees who, as of December 31, 2011, had a life-course savings plan with a value of € 3,000 or higher. In the first instance it was possible to save up to January 1, 2022 at the latest, but this has now been brought forward to November 1, 2021. Until then there is an opportunity to take an existing life-course credit or convert it into, for example, an entitlement pension plan.