Start a Business in the Dutch Water Sector
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Start a Business in the Dutch Water Sector

Holland is a global leader in water management. Over the years the nation has perfected its means for flood protection, water treatment and supply. The Dutch are maritime engineers and build ships, including utility vessels and superyachts.…
Dividend Tax in the Netherlands
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Extended Exemption from Dutch Withholding Tax on Dividends

On September 19, 2017 (Budget Day in the Netherlands) an official legislative proposal for amendment of the Dutch withholding tax on dividends was published in connection to the Tax Plan for 2018. In summary, the proposal referred to a broadened…
Start a Company in the Dutch Horticulture Industry
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Start a Company in the Dutch Horticulture Industry

The Dutch sector of horticulture sets global trends, supplies markets worldwide and leads in innovative technologies for greenhouse cultivation. Holland is the undeniable leader on the international market of plants, plant reproductive material,…
Use and Protection of Intellectual Property in the Netherlands
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Use and Protection of Intellectual Property in the Netherlands

Many enterprises and companies treat intellectual property as a significant asset. The rights related to it – copyrights, trademarks, patents – often prove to be more profitable in comparison to physical assets. Therefore, it is important…
Everything You Need To Know About The Dutch Company Register
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Establish a Dutch Subsidiary

In the Netherlands, a subsidiary is a normal company – a separate legal entity with share capital partially or fully owned by an international company. This is an important difference from the Dutch branch – an entity that is more strongly…
Holland is the Second Largest Agricultural Exporter in the World After the USA
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Holland is the Second Largest Agricultural Exporter in the World After the USA

The Dutch sector of agriculture has succeeded to maintain its position as the second largest exporter in the field of agriculture. For 2017, the total value of agricultural exports reported by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) is 113.5…
Start a Business in the Agriculture and Food Sector of the Netherlands
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Start a Business in the Agriculture and Food Sector of the Netherlands

The Netherlands is among the leading exporters of food and agricultural products worldwide due to its innovations in agri-food technology. The sector offers a reliable source of safe and healthy food produced using nature- and environment-friendly…
Open a Branch in the Netherlands
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Open a Branch in the Netherlands

International companies planning to establish presence on the Dutch market at a low cost can open local branches. The branch does not have a legal personality and is considered an extension to the international company. Therefore the parent…
Corporate Law in the Netherlands
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Corporate Law in the Netherlands

Corporate Law in the Netherlands, also called “Company Act”, is the major source of statutory regulations and rules for company incorporation and management. The law lists the different types of companies that can be incorporated in the…
Dutch Economy to Grow in Upcoming Years
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Dutch Economy to Grow in Upcoming Years

The economy of the Netherlands is increasing in strength with the most recent forecast of the Dutch Bureau analysing economic policy (CPB) predicts economic growth of 3.2% in 2018 and 2.7% in 2019. An economic boom The Central Economic Plan…