Water authority tax

Read more about your tax assesment, pay online or view the current rates.

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Tax assessment is delayed

You will receive your water authority tax assessment later than usual. To find our why that is so, please read our explanation.

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Water authority tax rates

How much does water authority tax cost and what are your paying for?

  • View the current rates
  • View examples of common situations.
  • Calculate your water authority tax.
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Receive tax assessment by e-mail

Receive a handy email as soon as we’ve drawn up your tax assessment. Log in at My Waternet with your DigiD and change your contact preference to ‘email’.

  • Never miss an important bill
  • Receive a friendly reminder when at risk of late payment
  • Less paper is better for the environment
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Questions and answers about water authority tax

Do you suspect that your water tax assessment is incorrect? Please read our explanation of the tax assessment. You can also file an objection online.

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Did you receive multiple bills for water authority tax? That can happen. Some of the assessments of previous years will only be sent this year. Sometimes at the same time as this year’s assessment.

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You can choose to pay your water authority tax in up to 8 instalments with direct debit. This way, you always pay on time. You can set this up in minutes in My Waternet.

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A tenant should always pay water authority tax. Your landlord or expat agency could be the account holders for tap water. In that case you will not receive a tap water bill from Waternet.

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If you rent a home or a room, you must always pay water authority tax. Even if you made a different  arrangement with your landlord.

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