Employees in the Netherlands receive their pay slips on a monthly basis. Pay slips provide information about your salary which includes details about the calculations used to determine your pay as well as the amounts deducted. When you receive your first salary, the employer is required to give you this information. Every time your salary changes these adjustments must also be visible on the next pay slip . You will get a pay slip submitted to you either by mail or email depending on how the company’s preferred method of correspondence. The majority of firms offer online pay slip information so that you can view and download your pay slip at any time.
Pay slips are divided usually to 3 sections:
Top section: The pay slip begins with certain fundamental details. On the left, you can find the name and address of the employee in addition to the BSN number and sometimes phone number as well. On the right, you can find the name and address of the employer. Additionally, you will also find information about the salary period of the pay slip.
Middle section: In this section of the pay slip, you will find how your salary was calculated. You will find information about your gross salary, deductibles like employee insurance (if applicable) and payroll tax, and finally your net salary
Bottom section: In this section you will find the holiday allowance calculation, holiday hours accumulated and other cumulative figures of the year.