The Netherlands takes a stand against corporate tax breaks

The Netherlands takes a stand against corporate tax breaks

In September 2019, the government of the Netherland announced bad news for large companies in the form of 1.5 billion more tax. Very large companies will have to pay more tax in the coming years. A number of advantageous schemes for large companies…
The constitution of a limited liability company in the Netherlands
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The constitution of a limited liability company in the Netherlands

If you wish to set up a company in the Netherlands, you can opt for "private limited liability company", also known as a BV. This legal entity is comparable to the Belgian BVBA. You can have a number of motives for establishing a BV. Why should…
Key sectors: the top three industries in the Netherlands

Key sectors: the top three industries in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is one of the ten largest exporters in the world. The food industry is one of the largest industries in the country, while other vast industries are: energy, chemistry, negotiation, machinery, metallurgy, electrical commodities…
The Brexit date is almost here and people need solutions

The Brexit date is almost here and people need solutions

A 'no deal' Brexit is looking more and more likely with both sides at a stalemate and the UK set to crash out of the EU on 31st January 2021. This means that an increasing number of businessmen are feeling anxious and uncertain and looking for…
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…