Taxpayers

Who is liable for excise duty?

• Authorised warehouse keeper
• Importer
• Producer
• (Registered) traders
• Person who releases for consumption
• Other

Tax object and basis of assessment

What are the taxable objects?

What is the basis of assessment?

Rate(s) Structure

Product Minimum Rate Vat % +/-
Petrol National currency per 1,000 litres
Leaded 421.00 EUR
877.24
21 %
Unlead 359.00 EUR
787.73
21 %
Gas oil National currency per 1,000 litres
Propellant 330.00 EUR
495.69
21 %
Article 8(2)(a): motor fuel for agricultural, horticultural or piscicultural works, and in forestry 21.00 EUR
495.69
21 %
If Article 15(3) is used for agricultural, horticultural or piscicultural works, and in forestry -
495.69
21 %
Article 8(2)(b): stationary motors 21.00 EUR
495.69
21 %
Article 8(2)(c): plant and machinery used in construction, civil engineering and public works 21.00 EUR
495.69
21 %
Article 8(2)(d): vehicles intended for use off the public roadway or which have not been granted authorisation for use mainly on the public roadway 21.00 EUR
495.69
21 %
Heating fuel for business use 21.00 EUR
495.69
21 %
Heating fuel for non-business use 21.00 EUR
495.69
21 %
Article 15(1)(e): reduced rate applied for railways -
495.69
21 %
Article 5: differentiated rates for local public passenger transport (including taxis), waste collection, armed forces and public administration, disabled people, ambulances -
495.69
21 %
Article 7(2): commercial gas oil used as propellant -
495.69
21 %
Kerosene National currency per 1,000 litres
Propellant 330.00 EUR
495.69
21 %
Article 8(2)(a): motor fuel for agricultural, horticultural or piscicultural works, and in forestry 21.00 EUR
495.69
21 %
If Article 15(3) is used for agricultural, horticultural or piscicultural works, and in forestry -
495.69
21 %
Article 8(2)(b): stationary motors 21.00 EUR
495.69
21 %
Article 8(2)(c): plant and machinery used in construction, civil engineering and public works 21.00 EUR
495.69
21 %
Article 8(2)(d): vehicles intended for use off the public roadway or which have not been granted authorisation for use mainly on the public roadway 21.00 EUR
495.69
21 %
Heating fuel for business use 21.00 EUR
495.69
21 %
Heating fuel for non-business use 21.00 EUR
495.69
21 %
Heavy fuel oil National currency per 1,000 kilos
If Article 15(3) is used for agricultural, horticultural or piscicultural works, and in forestry -
37.17
21 %
Heating fuel for business use 15.00 EUR
37.17
21 %
Heating fuel for non-business use 15.00 EUR
37.17
21 %
LPG National currency per 1,000 kilos
Propellant 125.00 EUR
344.13
21 %
If Article 15(1)(i) is used for LPG - used as propellant -
344.13
21 %
Article 8(2)(a): motor fuel for agricultural, horticultural or piscicultural works, and in forestry 41.00 EUR
344.13
21 %
If Article 15(3) is used for agricultural, horticultural or piscicultural works, and in forestry -
344.13
21 %
Article 8(2)(b): stationary motors 41.00 EUR
344.13
21 %
Article 8(2)(c): plant and machinery used in construction, civil engineering and public works 41.00 EUR
344.13
21 %
Article 8(2)(d): vehicles intended for use off the public roadway or which have not been granted authorisation for use mainly on the public roadway 41.00 EUR
344.13
21 %
Heating fuel for business use 0.00 EUR
344.13
21 %
Heating fuel for non-business use 0.00 EUR
344.13
21 %
Article 5: differentiated rates for local public passenger transport (including taxis), waste collection, armed forces and public administration, disabled people, ambulances 125.00 EUR
344.13
21 %
Natural Gas National currency per gigajoule
Propellant 2.60 EUR
4.68
21 %
If Article 15(1)(i) is used for natural gas used as propellant -
Article 8(2)(a): motor fuel for agricultural, horticultural or piscicultural works, and in forestry 0.30 EUR
7.62
21 %
4.68
21 %
If Article 15(3) is used for agricultural, horticultural or piscicultural works, and in forestry -
Article 8(2)(b): stationary motors 0.30 EUR
7.62
21 %
4.68
21 %
Article 8(2)(c): plant and machinery used in construction, civil engineering and public works 0.30 EUR
7.62
21 %
4.68
21 %
Article 8(2)(d): vehicles intended for use off the public roadway or which have not been granted authorisation for use mainly on the public roadway 0.30 EUR
7.62
21 %
4.68
21 %
Heating fuel for business use 0.15 EUR
9.82
21 %
2.32
21 %
0.85
21 %
0.45
21 %
Heating fuel for non-business use 0.30 EUR
9.82
21 %
2.32
21 %
0.85
21 %
0.45
21 %
Article 5: differentiated rates for local public passenger transport (including taxis), waste collection, armed forces and public administration, disabled people, ambulances -
7.62
21 %
Coal and Coke National currency per gigajoule
Heating fuel for business use 0.15 EUR
0.4679
21 %
Heating fuel for non-business use 0.30 EUR
0.4679
21 %
If Article 15(3) is used for agricultural, horticultural or piscicultural works, and in forestry -
Article 15(1)(e): reduced rate applied for railways -
Electricity National currency per MWh
For business use 0.50 EUR
117.53
21 %
81.17
21 %
21.61
21 %
0.88
21 %
For non-business use 1.00 EUR
117.53
21 %
81.17
21 %
21.61
21 %
1.47
21 %
If Article 15(3) is used for agricultural, horticultural or piscicultural works, and in forestry -
Article 15(1)(e): reduced rate applied for railways -
Article 15(1)(e): reduced rate applied for metro, tram and trolley bus -

Tax due date

When is the excise duty chargeable?

• Upon release for consumption
• Absence of goods subject to excise duties
• Other
Please note that for electricity and natural gas in the Netherlands Energy tax is applicable for which the taxable event is the delivery to a company / person with a connection to the grid.

When is the excise declaration due?

For excise duty: the end of the month following the month in which the products are released for consumption.

When is the excise duty payable?

• At the time the tax debt arises
• Other
For excise duty: the end of the month following the month in which the products are released for consumption.