What is EIA?
The Energie Investeringsaftrek (Energy Investment Allowance, EIA) is a tax scheme for entrepreneurs who invest in energy-saving assets such as LED lighting and renewable energy.
When you make use of EIA, you have a double advantage as an entrepreneur: your energy costs are reduced, and you pay less tax.
How does EIA work?
If you invest in energy-saving assets or renewable energy, the EIA allows you to deduct 45% of the investment costs from your company’s taxable profit via the EIA, in addition to your normal depreciation. As a result, you pay less income tax or corporation tax. EIA will provide you with an average tax benefit of 11%. The EIA budget for 2019 is €147 million.
There are certain conditions that you must meet to be eligible for the EIA, including:
For more information about EIA, please visit the website of Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland.
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