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…
Open a STAK Structure in the Netherlands
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Amsterdam, a Top Location for Foreign Companies

For three years now an unprecedented number of firms have set up a new business in Amsterdam. Only in 2016, more than 150 multinational corporations have opened locations in the metropolitan area of the Dutch capital. This is a sign that Amsterdam…
5 Best EU Countries for Corporate Tax

5 Best EU Countries for Corporate Tax

The Dutch newspaper “Het Financiële Dagblad” (The Financial Daily) has recently conducted research showing that the average amount large EU enterprises spend on corporate tax equals 23.3 percent of their profit. The authors analyzed the…
How Developed Countries Collect Taxes on Bitcoin

How Developed Countries Collect Taxes on Bitcoin

During the past decade virtual currencies, such as Bitcoin, Qtum, Litecoin and Ethereum, have become increasingly popular. They are currently used as both methods for payment and investment instruments. The emergence of cryptocurrencies led…
Netherlands Tax Haven of Europe
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Netherlands Tax Haven of Europe

Tax haven Netherlands If you would ask a regular Joe in the streets in the Netherlands, he would probably not define the Netherlands as a 'tax haven'. However, for some companies, the Netherlands was regarded as a tax haven. The taxation…
Can Tax Authorities Identify Cryptocurrency Owners?

Can Tax Authorities Identify Cryptocurrency Owners?

Capital gains from transactions in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin are increasingly becoming taxable in countries worldwide. Therefore taxpayers are under the obligation to include cryptocurrency transactions in their yearly tax returns. Non-compliance…
Amsterdam: A Dynamic European Capital
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Amsterdam: A Dynamic European Capital

According to a research by Savills Investment Management, Amsterdam remains among the 5 most dynamic European cities for a number of years. The factors used in the ranking are focused mainly on the suitability for new investments. Cambridge,…