The stories of people that joined the ride.
Absolutely! The bike plan has recently become fiscally lucrative for self-employed people too. The monthly lease amount is a business expense. These costs and expenses result in a lower profit. This in turn provides a tax advantage.
Take the e-bike: the average purchase price nowadays is around € 3,000. With a bike plan, you pay this amount divided into monthly amounts. This leaves more room for other investments.
You can easily combine the untaxed allowance per kilometer with the lease bike. This is how it works:
You are not entitled to the untaxed kilometer compensation for commuter kilometers with the lease bike. But for the kilometers you travel by other means of transportation - such as your own car or public transport - you may continue to pay the kilometer compensation.
Before the bike plan, you commuted to work five days a week in your own car. You received a kilometer allowance for this. Now that you have a leased bicycle, you cycle to work two days a week and three days a week by private car. This means that you can continue to receive an allowance per kilometer for three days a week.
First you add 7% of the retail price of the bicycle to your income. Then other costs are deducted from this.
Suppose the new price of the chosen bicycle is € 2,500 and the yearly addition is € 175. If you divide this amount by 12 (months), you arrive at € 14.58 of addition per month. You add this amount to your gross income. This means that each month tax is also paid on this amount. If you then calculate this again, that extra tax comes down to about € 5 per month.
Absolutely! It is also interesting for self-employed people to get a lease bicycle. Would you like to know more? Click here for more information or send your question to us via the contact form.
To support you throughout the journey, we have developed a digital platform that you can use for free. Here you can manage all processes and let all parties (the company you work for, all employees and the bicycle store) come together to arrange everything. The administration is also a breeze: you can arrange most things with one push of a button. Of course we are always there for you if you have any questions about the platform, so that you can enter the leaseplan without any worries.
With over 1100 affiliated bike stores, there is always one that is near you. You can go to the local bike store around the corner, but also to one of the specialty stores across the country. For purchase and maintenance. This way you can get on their bicycles without a care in the world. Check our dealer locator for all connected bike stores.
You can register your business via our website in just five minutes. Once we receive your registration, we will run a credit check. We'll get back to you with the response within two business days. After approval you will receive the terms and conditions, which can be signed digitally. Then you get access to our online platform, activate your account and automatically receive the Lease a Bike order code to choose your bike at the local bike store.
The lease runs for 36 months.
After 36 months, you’ll get the option to take over the leased bike from us for about 15% of the purchase price.