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More than a 100 companies have already moved their British businesses to the Netherlands

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…
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British investments in the Netherlands have increased sixfold since 2016

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…
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The number of foreign businesses in the Netherlands keeps growing steadily

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…
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Significant amendments to the law in Holland in 2019

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…

How the Dutch design & tech industry go hand in hand

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,…

How to start a company in the Netherlands as a freelancer

If you are thinking about starting a freelance business, you might want to reconsider establishing a company in your own country. Especially if you already happen to reside here, for example when your spouse is an expat stationed in the Netherlands.…

Amsterdam is not the best city in the Netherlands for expatriates

Amsterdam, being Holland’s capital, is the obvious choice for expats, but surprisingly it does not offer them the best living and working conditions in the country. The Expat Insider 2018 City Ranking of InterNations puts The Hague at the…
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Is a local Dutch director required?

Is a local Dutch director required to incorporate a Dutch BV? No, it is not a requirement to have a local Dutch director to set up a Dutch BV. In fact, most of our clients are non-Dutch residents. If you are a small or medium company, or…
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The challenges of starting entrepreneurs

Starting an own business comes with challenges, many starting entrepreneurs have to make alot of personal sacrifices in the first years of starting their business. It is not always easy for starters to accomplish their goals, or to make a business…
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Excise duty and customs in Netherlands

European Union Customs Union Businesses importing goods from third countries into the EU and Holland, in particular, need to declare the goods at the customs. Some imports are subject to VAT and customs taxes. Due to the established Customs…