About taxes and premiums in general

Where in Celery can I check the parameters applicable for taxes and social premiums?

You can check them in Account/Tax percentages.  On the right in your screen you can switch between tax countries and tax periods.

Modified on: Wed, 25 Jan, 2017 at 11:03 AM

On leaving employment in the course of the year, will the AOV/AWW premium be settled based on the actual annual wages without taking the maximum basis of the premium calculation into account?

No, in that case Celery will not calculate the premium over the actual wages. Celery does take the maximum basis of the premium calculation into account. O...

Modified on: Mon, 26 Dec, 2016 at 4:04 AM

Differences in social premiums - what does this notification mean exactly in case of a leaver or in December?

In the last periodic salary calculation per year (in December) or upon termination of employment (if the end date is entered), Celery calculates the pr...

Modified on: Tue, 27 Mar, 2018 at 7:01 PM

Will the annually deducted Wage Tax be recalculated based on the Income Tax Table?

No, to make it easier to calculate wages, the legislator introduced the periodic Wage Tax Tables in the mid-1990s, for instance the Wage Tax Monthly Table. ...

Modified on: Mon, 26 Dec, 2016 at 4:08 AM

The SVB ZV premium is ticked but does not appear on the pay slip. How do I include the ZV premium in the wage calculation?

The ZV premium applies when the SVB wages of the employee is below the SVB wage limit and also has a 5 or 6-day workweek. If under ‘wages’ no 5 or 6 workday...

Modified on: Mon, 26 Dec, 2016 at 4:11 AM

How can I adjust the percentage for the Extra earnings tax table?

An annual wage amount is stated under Employees/Wages. Based on this amount of annual wages, the percentage for Extra earnings tax table is determined. Cele...

Modified on: Mon, 26 Dec, 2016 at 4:17 AM

Online filing of the digital summary wage sheet (Verzamelloonstaat) does not succeed, how is that possible?

Did you maybe open the file before you uploaded it online? Opening these kind of files often changes the file after which you get the notification that erro...

Modified on: Thu, 9 Feb, 2017 at 3:07 PM

How will the wage tax reduction be processed in payroll?

The wage tax reduction will be activated by entering wage code 490 under ‘fixed wage codes & taxed fringe benefits’ for the employee concerned. The ...

Modified on: Wed, 23 Jan, 2019 at 5:52 PM

I want to deduct an additional amount in Wage Tax, is that possible?

Yes, by using wage code 625 an additional amount in Wage Tax can be deducted. That amount will also be included in the wage tax amount in the WageTax declar...

Modified on: Mon, 26 Dec, 2016 at 4:25 AM

Our company is inactive and has no employees in service any more, but we have to generate and file nil declarations. How do I do that?

You can create a dummy employee, or activate an existing employee (by not entering and end date). After that you can generate a pay run for this employee fo...

Modified on: Fri, 19 Jul, 2019 at 11:43 AM

Where can I check what cumulative ytd amount has been applied of the wage tax reduction?

On the periodic pay slips you can only see the periodic amount of the wage tax reduction, but on report X12 'Wage tax card / annual income statement&#x...

Modified on: Thu, 28 Mar, 2019 at 6:27 AM

Can Celery generate SVB / SZV Mutation forms automatically?

Yes, report C24 has been added in Curacao and S24 in St. Maarten payrolls in Celery. This report can be found in Celery in Reports / Periodic Reports. T...

Modified on: Wed, 25 Jan, 2017 at 9:11 AM

Can an employer pay the full AOV/AWW, AZV, AVBZ and BVZ premium?

Yes, that is possible. As result hereof the net salary will increase because the employee is not paying the employee part anymore. In case the employer...

Modified on: Wed, 25 Jan, 2017 at 10:22 AM

I reopened a closed and historic pay run but see several differences now in taxes, premiums and net salary. What do I do now?

You have two options: 1) cancel the re-opened pay run. In that case the 'old' run will be saved. The cancel button is below in your screen. 2...

Modified on: Wed, 25 Jan, 2017 at 1:01 PM

Does Celery apply the Gliding Scale for pensioners in payrolls?

Yes, Celery is applying the Gliding Scale for AOV/AWW and AZV premiums as a standard in pension payroll for Aruba, Curacao and St. Maarten (see attachments)...

Modified on: Wed, 25 Jan, 2017 at 4:58 PM

How can I see in Celery what I have to pay to the Tax Authorities and SVB/SZV?

After you have processed and finalized a pay run, you will find the Wage Tax and SVB/SZV declarations in Documents or in Reports. These document show exactl...

Modified on: Mon, 30 Jan, 2017 at 2:44 PM

I see differences in the BVZ premium between Celery and other software I used before. How is that possible?

Did you maybe use Payroll4 software? Payroll4 is not applying the BVZ Exemption and BVZ Gliding Scale. Celery does apply these laws. This will certainly cau...

Modified on: Tue, 31 Jan, 2017 at 5:16 PM

I see differences in the AOV/AWW premium between Celery and other software I used before. How is that possible?

Did you maybe use Payroll Pro software in a Curacao or SXM payroll? Payroll Pro is having some issues calculating the correct AOV/AWW premium, especially in...

Modified on: Tue, 31 Jan, 2017 at 6:12 PM

I see differences in SVB/SZV ZVOV premiums between Celery and other software. How is that possible?

This can have different causes and depends on which other software you refer to. In Payroll4 for example, it is not possible to add untaxed reservations...

Modified on: Tue, 31 Jan, 2017 at 6:03 PM

I see small differences in the wage tax calculated by Celery in comparison to the Monthly Wage Tax Table. How is that possible?

Yes, that is possible. Especially in Curacao and SXM payrolls. This is caused because in Celery we calculate the wage tax ourselves based on the Yearly ...

Modified on: Wed, 8 Feb, 2017 at 7:49 PM

How do I generate the yearly digital CSV/XML summary wage sheet (Verzamelloonstaat) for the Tax Authorities?

Please go to Reports, Annual reports and choose report number 13. After that select the correct year and click on the button 'export' and choo...

Modified on: Fri, 19 Jul, 2019 at 11:26 AM

How do I get the correct declaration numbers on the wage tax declarations?

You have to enter this/these number(s) in Employer in Curacao, St. Maarten en Aruba payrolls. Declaration numbers in BES payrolls do not have to be entered ...

Modified on: Mon, 6 Feb, 2017 at 10:52 PM

What are my annual obligations as an employer in addition to the monthly filings of declarations?

An employer is obliged by law to hand out the Annual Income Statements (in Dutch: Jaaropgaven) to the employees, and in addition to that also file Summary W...

Modified on: Mon, 20 Feb, 2017 at 2:41 PM

Why would an employer pay for the full social premiums, so also the employee part?

Sometimes this has been part of the salary negotiations in which case employees can ask for this benefit if they know it is possibile. In other cases, f...

Modified on: Wed, 22 Feb, 2017 at 1:24 PM

My employee's salary is above SVB/SZV wage limit but ZV premium is applied. How is that possible?

The ZV premium is activated by default, and must be turned off manually if it is not applicable. You should therefore keep an eye on the SVB/SZV wage limit ...

Modified on: Wed, 14 Mar, 2018 at 9:56 AM

Too much / too little Wage Tax is deducted from an employee, how is that possible?

Did this employee enter or leave in the course of this month? If so, in that case Celery asks for the number of hours worked and also the number of working ...

Modified on: Tue, 26 Jun, 2018 at 12:27 PM

I see different amounts of Small Income Allowance (in Dutch: Reparatietoeslag) in a reopened pay run. How is that possible?

On May 24, 2018 the Tax Authorities informed Payroll software providers regarding 3 new Small Income Allowance Tables (see attachment): 1) per July 1, 2...

Modified on: Tue, 26 Jun, 2018 at 4:29 PM

Where do I set the SVB/SZV OV premium in Celery?

The SVB/SZV OV premium can differ per company branch or employer. That's why you have to set this premium in Employer/edit/SVB OV %.

Modified on: Fri, 31 Aug, 2018 at 8:29 AM

How can I apply the Anonymous tax rate in Celery?

The anonymous rate generally relates to the percentage of the highest tax bracket applied to the regular salary. In Celery, you can create this effect b...

Modified on: Wed, 23 Jan, 2019 at 6:11 PM

There is a difference in the Wage Tax - how is that possible?

Differences in wage tax are mainly caused by different settings in the fiscal allowances, such as Child-, Single Earner- and Elderly allowances. Or applicat...

Modified on: Mon, 18 Feb, 2019 at 10:31 AM

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