VAT in the Netherlands for foreign entrepreneurs

The Netherlands continues it's fight against tax avoidance

Over the last few years, the government of the Netherlands has been keen to be seen to be taking decisive action against tax evasion. 1n July 2019, for example, the government announced its plan to close loopholes in which companies avoid tax…
VAT in the Netherlands for foreign entrepreneurs
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VAT in the Netherlands for foreign entrepreneurs

Are you a business owner who is based in a country other than the Netherlands? Do you supply services or goods to the Netherlands? If so, you might be classed as a foreign entrepreneur in terms of VAT. You may need to file a turnover tax return…
Tax breaks for new businesses in the Netherlands
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Tax breaks for new businesses in the Netherlands

Lower income tax with the Innovation Box Do you market new innovative products based on your own R&D? Then you may be eligible for the Innovation Box. The Innovation Box reduces corporate tax for profits from innovative activities. As of…
Dutch legislation related to foreign investments

Dutch legislation related to foreign investments

 In 2019, the Council of the EU today adopted a new framework for the screening of foreign direct investment into the European Union, completing the legislative process on this proposal. As a result, the new framework will enter into force…
Starting a company in the construction sector in the Netherlands

Starting a company in the construction sector in the Netherlands

In recent years, the construction sector has been the fastest-growing sector for independent entrepreneurs. In 2018, there was a growth of over 7%, and the following year saw a growth of 5.3%, according to the senior sector analysts. At the…
EORI number
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EORI number

How to apply for Dutch EORI number In the Netherlands, economic operators are identified by Customs by their EORI number. In other words, those who have to deal with Customs from a business perspective, for example by preparing a customs export…
Do you need a corporate accounting service Netherlands?
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Do you need a corporate accounting service Netherlands?

Our accountants in the Netherlands can offer complete accounting services and provide many you other financial solutions, whether a legal entity or a natural person. ICS accountants are able to help small businesses, such as sole traders, but…
Preparing for a 'no-deal' Brexit

Preparing for a 'no-deal' Brexit

 The UK is now no longer part of the EU and is now undergoing a transition period until the end of 2020. During this time, negotiations are underway, but it is looking increasingly likely that the UK will crash out of the EU with a 'no-deal…
Advice about publishing annual accounts in the Netherlands

Advice about publishing annual accounts in the Netherlands

If you operate a business in the Netherlands, there is a strong chance that you will need to submit your annual financial accounts with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce (KVK). You must do so if you are responsible for: A public limited company…
Global Competitive Index

The Netherlands stands at the top of the WEF Global Competitive Index

The Netherlands is a small country but ranks fourth in the list of most competitive economies in 2019. This ranking is prepared annually by the World Economic Forum (WEF). With the fourth position, the Netherlands is the most competitive economy…