Page ContentAs soon as you start receiving a state pension, you pay less tax. Even when you are retired, you pay taxes. Most likely less that when you were still working. This is because you are no longer paying for (your) old-age pension.You still pay tax after you retire. However, you’ll probably pay less than when you were working. This is because you are no longer paying towards the state pension (AOW). You may receive an additional tax assessment if your income is higher than € 20,142If your pension and your state pension together amount to more than € 20,142 per year (amount 2018), you may receive an additional tax assessment from the Tax Office. If you would like to know approximately how much you will have to repay in advance, you should ask the Tax Office to send you a provisional assessment.