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Panel on ESNS (20 January 2023): Artist Taxation in Germany, Belgium, UK and the Netherlands


On Friday 20 January 2023 Dick Molenaar and Teresa van Wanrooij will do a panel on Eurosonic Noorderslag (ESNS) in Groningen (the Netherlands). The panel is called "Artist Taxation in Germany, Belgium, UK and the Netherlands. The other panel members are Kevin Offer (Hardwick & Morris, UK) and Harald Grams (Grams und Partner, Germany).

In the panel we will discuss the artist withholding tax for foreign performing artists which most countries have. For example: Belgium 18%, Germany 15,8%, the UK 20%, France 15% and Spain 19-24%. But there are also exemptions, thresholds, deductions for expenses and normal tax returns. What is possible and what obligatory in these countries? After returning home, performing artists also have to declare the foreign income in the national income return after which income tax is calculated. But how can double taxation be eliminated? Tax exemptions or tax credits? This panel will discuss these tax rules from both sides in Germany, Belgium, the UK and the Netherlands, including the role of legal entities.

The Panel is on Friday 20 January 2023 from 15.00-16.00h in Groningen. More information on the website from ESNS.