Cryptocurrency Regulations in the Netherlands
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Cryptocurrency Regulations in the Netherlands

The increasing popularity and global growth of cryptocurrencies have resulted in questions regarding the regulatory status of this novel financial phenomenon. Cryptocurrencies are entirely virtual and organized via a network called a blockchain.…
Everything You Need To Know About The 30% Ruling
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Latest Developments on the 30% Ruling

Last October the government of the Netherlands released a document announcing its future plans. The paper was finalized after a negotiation of more than 200 days. The document promises changes in various aspects of society. They include additional…
Amsterdam: A Dynamic European Capital
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International Corporations Provide Thousands of New Jobs in the Area of Amsterdam

In 2017 a total of 143 international companies opened offices in Amsterdam’s urban area. The city remains a popular choice for foreign companies planning to develop their businesses in Europe. It is estimated that for the next 3 years these…
Dividend Tax in the Netherlands
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Extended Exemption from Dutch Withholding Tax on Dividends

On September 19, 2017 (Budget Day in the Netherlands) an official legislative proposal for amendment of the Dutch withholding tax on dividends was published in connection to the Tax Plan for 2018. In summary, the proposal referred to a broadened…
Holland is the Second Largest Agricultural Exporter in the World After the USA
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Holland is the Second Largest Agricultural Exporter in the World After the USA

The Dutch sector of agriculture has succeeded to maintain its position as the second largest exporter in the field of agriculture. For 2017, the total value of agricultural exports reported by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) is 113.5…
Dutch Economy to Grow in Upcoming Years
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Dutch Economy to Grow in Upcoming Years

The economy of the Netherlands is increasing in strength with the most recent forecast of the Dutch Bureau analysing economic policy (CPB) predicts economic growth of 3.2% in 2018 and 2.7% in 2019. An economic boom The Central Economic Plan…
The Dutch Tax System
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The Dutch Government Combats Tax Evasion and Avoidance

The Dutch government has decided to support a new policy on taxes proposed by Menno Snel, State Secretary of Finance and to take action with respect to the first priority on the agenda: stop tax evasion and avoidance. For the coming years,…
The Government of the Netherlands Embraces Innovation
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The Government of the Netherlands Embraces Innovation

The national government provides support to companies developing innovative products by means of grants, innovation credits and tax benefits. The European Union also offers different grants for innovation. Innovations create opportunities Inventive…
Bulgarian Company Types

Bulgarian Company Types

Entrepreneurs planning to set up a business in Bulgaria can opt for one of five main company types that this country in Eastern Europe regulates for corporations with commercial activities: company with limited liability (LLC); joint…
Everything You Need To Know About The 30% Ruling
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Everything You Need To Know About The 30% Ruling

As an expat, one incurs significant costs, especially upon relocation. Depending on the situation, an expat may have to pay for visa, residence permit application, driving licences, Dutch courses, housing and bills. The 30% ruling is created…