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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.…
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Mergers and Acquisitions in the Netherlands

The present article considers the steps leading to company mergers or acquisitions in Holland. One such step is an investigation called “due diligence” (or DD). It aims to elucidate the actual state of the respective company.  DD allows…
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Dutch Audit and Accounting

Holland has a well developed regulatory framework for private businesses, partnerships and corporations. The main elements of the framework consist of: clear rules on financial statements, auditing, and the publication of audits. Because…
Directors' Liability in the Netherlands
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Establishing a Dutch office

The present article describes the legal and tax aspects and some practical matters concerning office establishment in Holland. It summarizes information about the Dutch legal and tax system relevant to the required procedures. The article also…
How to Start an Import/Export Business in the Netherlands
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Five Reasons to Start a Business in the Netherlands

If you intend to start a business on the European continent, you have to choose a suitable country to begin with.  Europe includes 44 countries (28 members of the EU) of various sizes, languages and levels of economic development. You might…
selling Dutch shares
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Selling Dutch Company Shares

A Netherlands-based company may decide to sell shares due to the expansion of the business or as a plan to accumulate larger income. The acquired capital may be directed towards debt repayment or reinvestment in the business. A Dutch company…
Buying Dutch company shares
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Buying Dutch Company Shares

Investors who have decided to buy shares of Dutch companies are able to purchase them either directly or via a plan for dividend reinvestment. They can acquire the ownership shares of a particular company or implement a larger plan for stock…
The Dutch Workforce
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The Dutch Workforce

The labour force in Holland is an essential factor for the country’s progress. The strong Dutch economy is growing rapidly, relying on well-developed infrastructure and skilled, productive employees. Undoubtedly the superior training and adaptability…
Establish a Holding BV Company in The Netherlands
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Top Startup Cities in the Netherlands

Thanks to its history of innovations and exceptional digital infrastructure Holland hosts the largest ecosystem for start-ups in Europe. In fact, as reported in the 2016 Start-up Scoreboard of the EDF, the country has the most beneficial business…