Municipal tax bill

The municipality sends out the municipal tax bill (aanslagbiljet gemeentelijke belastingen) each year in February. It states which taxes you have to pay if you are the owner or user of a residential property or business premises.

The municipality tries to put the yearly municipal tax charges on 1 assessment notice, the municipal tax bill. Owners or users of a residential property or business premises in The Hague pay these charges.

The municipal tax bill includes the:

Who is it for?

The person who is the owner or user of a residential property or business premises in The Hague on 1 January will receive the municipal tax bill.

Sending out the assessment

The municipality sends out the municipal tax bill in February. Sometimes not all of the required information is available to determine the tax bill. In that case you will receive the bill later. Did you not receive a municipal tax bill and do you think you should have gotten one? Then you can contact the Municipal Tax Department.

Advantages of digital municipal tax bill

More than 40,000 residents of The Hague have opted to only receive the municipal tax bill digitally. Here you can see the advantages:

  • all government correspondence in 1 place
  • easy to find it back
  • guaranteed delivery and on time
  • you help save paper.

Would you also like this? Opt for paperless post on the Berichtenbox page in MijnDenHaag. You can also look at the municipal tax bills from previous years in MijnDenHaag.

Go to Berichtenbox page in MijnDenHaag

Go to Berichtenbox page

No DigiD yet? Apply for it via

Contesting municipal taxes

If you disagree with (1 of) the charges on your municipal tax bill, you can contest it. You must file your objection within 6 weeks after the assessment notice was sent.

Good to know

Local tax calculator

You can easily calculate how much you would pay in local taxes in The Hague using the local tax calculator. You can then compare this to other Dutch municipalities. You will also see what the effect is if your situation would change or if your home would have a higher or lower property value. Go to the local tax calculator.

Property tax refund for sports clubs and start-ups

Sports clubs and start-ups can get back the property tax (OZB) from the municipality if they meet a number of conditions. Look for more information (in Dutch) under property tax refund for sports clubs and property tax refund for start-ups.


    Do you have questions about the municipal tax bill? Contact the Municipal Tax Department.

    Also see: Paying your taxes Paying your taxes

    Published: 6 February 2017Modified: 14 December 2020