The Netherlands is still an attractive destination: even during Corona times

The Netherlands is still an attractive destination: even during Corona times

With worldwide lockdowns and infrastructural restrictions, it proved to be very tough for many companies and entrepreneurs to keep operating on a normal scale. In the UK specifically, Brexit also makes business as usual very difficult. Due to Brexit, companies in the UK can no longer profit from the free movement of services and goods…

Incorporating a Dutch NV Company
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Incorporating a Dutch NV Company

The Netherlands is among the top business destinations for international investors because of its stable developed economy and open policies with respect to commerce and investments. Therefore it is a wise decision to open a Dutch NV company. Local businesses have the advantage of a flexible tax regime allowing corporate tax exemptions for income from…

Seven Important Questions about Dutch BVs (Besloten Vennootschap)
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Seven Important Questions about Dutch BVs (Besloten Vennootschap)

What kind of entity is the BV? The BV is the equivalent of a private company with limited liability (LLC) in the Netherlands. Therefore its shareholders are liable (financially) only for their own investments in the business and do not carry personal liability for the company’s debts. This is why, among other reasons, Dutch BVs…

Company Register Netherlands
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Company Register Netherlands

All companies established in The Netherlands must be included in the Netherlands company register (‘Kamer van Koophandel’ in Dutch). When starting a business in the Netherlands, one of the first steps you should take is to enlist your business officially in this register. This database can help you to search business names, activities, registration numbers,…

Open a Trading Company in the Netherlands
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Open a Trading Company in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is one of the main import/export locations in Europe. With its exceptional infrastructure and major ports, such as those in Rotterdam and Amsterdam, this country is a great place to set up a trading business. Those companies who engage in international trade will have easy access to Europe and the rest of the…

Everything You Need To Know About The Dutch Company Register
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Everything You Need To Know About The Dutch Company Register

When starting a business in the Netherlands one of the first steps is to enlist your business in the Dutch Company Register (Dutch: Kamer van Koophandel). This database can help you to search business names, activities, registration numbers, and accounting information. You can find out if a company you are engaging in business with is…

Set up Dutch BV company | Netherlands incorporation services
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Set up Dutch BV company | Netherlands incorporation services

How to set up a Dutch BV company Last Updated: 16 February 2021 Foreign entrepreneurs and international companies starting new activities in the Netherlands, often set up a Dutch BV company. To incorporate limited liability companies (LLC), in Dutch ‘’Besloten Vennootschap’’ (B.V.)The Netherlands BV company is similar to the English Ltd. or The German UG company.  The…

Open a STAK Structure in the Netherlands
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Open a STAK Structure in the Netherlands

Open a STAK Structure in the Netherlands A STAK structure (Stichting Administratiekantoor in Dutch) is a type of Dutch Foundation available in the Netherlands. It is a voting trust foundation, but there are no shareholders or share capital, which makes the entity slightly different from other corporate structures. To create a Dutch STAK foundation you…

Starting a Dutch Foundation
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Starting a Dutch Foundation

Starting a Dutch Foundation Thanks to the Netherlands’ loose government regulations and minimal taxation burdens, as well as their fair international codes, the Netherlands, provides entrepreneurs with a unique location to build a prosperous enterprise. If, however, one is unaware of the appropriate steps needed to found a Dutch foundation, they may easily breach the…