Registering for an Economic Operators’ Registration and Identification (EORI) number in Holland

All local companies performing customs-related operations in Holland and other members of the EU must have a unique EORI number. If you need further information about the EORI registration procedure or other accounting matters, our Dutch specialists are ready to assist you.

Dutch format of the EORI number

The Dutch EORI number consists of:

  •  country code: the Netherlands is designated with NL;
  • a unique number or code: the
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Base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS)

Holland’s membership in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is a prerequisite for its active involvement in OECD’s project to counter profit shifting and base erosion (BEPS). An agreement has been reached regarding the BEPS in the OECD and all members are engaged with its implementation. Therefore Holland shall enact legislation accordingly.

As a result of its support for the project, the country has amended the innovation box regime in its … Read more

The Netherlands new crypto exchange regulations

The Netherlands is likely to implement new crypto regulations per 10-1-2020 for all exchanges and wallet custodians. The new law regulates companies that are trading cryptocurrency and wallet providers. Under the new law these companies would have to fill a notice to the central bank, stating that they are performing these activities.
Note: It is not a ”crypto license”, but a ”notification”.

Exchanges are all virtual currency trading companies, brokerages and intermediaries that buy-

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As the Brexit date in October is closing in, more and more British entrepreneurs and companies are chosing to move their headquarters or backup subsidiaries to the Netherlands. The future is still very unclear. No one really knows how reality will look once Brexit takes effect, but the benefits of owning a company in Holland remain plentiful. So which companies are we talking about? And what exactly are the benefits of moving your company? In this article we present you … Read more

The globally anticipated Brexit date (the 31st of October) is approaching rapidly and this is beginning to cause a lot of stress among many British investors and entrepreneurs. If you own an UK based company and have not really thought about the possible consequences of a hard Brexit, now might seriously be a good time to evaluate your options.

A lot of other organizations have already preceded you and opened a branch office in the Netherlands. Some multinationals even moved Read more

Since the referendum in 2016, Brexit has been a topic of massive controversy ever since. Will it really benefit the UK to exit the European Union? What kind of consequences will this have for both laborers as well as business owners? And what is the best strategy to stay connected to the EU, if you are an entrepreneur or business owner?

It’s specifically the last question that has kept many business owners scratch their heads, so to speak. Obviously relocation … Read more

Since the infamous Brexit referendum the British have become more and more cautious concerning their businesses and startups. This ultimately lead to a substantial increase in foreign investments and the relocation of businesses to the most stable EU countries. The Netherlands are currently on top of the relocation list, which is not surprising at all considering the positive economic climate in our country. Just to illustrate the difference between the two neighboring countries: investments by Dutch entrepreneurs and investors in … Read more

Setting up a business means you will have to make a staggering amount of choices. This is not unusual of course, since there’s simply many options to choose from. Like the specific services you will be offering, the languages you will be working in, your business address and possible office space and the company that will make your website and PR materials. But did you also consider the country?

In what country do you want to start a business? Almost … Read more

On the 31st of December, 2018, when the clocks struck midnight, a variety of new regulations and rules came into force with the beginning of 2019. Learn about the changes in effect from the 1st of January, 2019.

Amendments affecting families

In 2019 several amendments relevant to families were introduced. One of them is the partner leave increase from 2 to 5 days for partners of new mothers working 5 days a week. The allowed leave of partners … Read more

The way we do business has changed significantly during the past few decades. Where there were once only physical stores, you can now shop for almost every imaginable trinket online. Artists have also started to offer their skills on the web, via websites, social media or international platforms like Etsy. One interesting development that clearly stands out, is that design is just as important as functionality nowadays.

One of the best examples to illustrate this is the smartphone we all … Read more