Care benefits

A financial contribution from the government

Care benefits are a financial contribution for health costs. The amount depends on your income. The Belastingdienst Toeslagen determines the care benefit. The government helps keep the basic insurance affordable.

​Apply for care benefits at the Belastingdienst

At the Belastingdienst you check whether you are entitled to a care benefits. Go to the Belastingdienst Toeslagen website for current information.

Nearly 18? Maybe you are entitled to care benefit.

Check out the Belastingdienst Toeslagen (in Dutch only) website.

Some health costs are tax deductible

Do you have a lot of specific health costs due to invalidity for example? Some health costs are tax deductible. Find out which costs on the Belastingdienst website.