Newcomers who are still finding their feet, will have the chance to learn about setting up a bank account, doing their taxes, and finding a school or university. Both newcomers and veteran expats can enjoy these resources along with entertainment and a wealth of information on cultural pursuits for internationals who want to dive into Dutch culture and enjoy the differences! Discover yummy Dutch food and beverages (yes, they do exist!), entertainment and networking opportunities. We will be present and hope to see you there! Join us on Sunday, 2 November 2014 at the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam. We will offer a special Fair discount on all our services for those who attend and leave their emailaddress. … Read More
Since a longer period so called BEPS – Base Erosion and Profit Shifting is on the EU agenda. Recently the Dutch Government has replied to the developments surrounding the BEPS. For most the Dutch Government is of the opinion that BEPS should be tackled EU wide, not by individual states. However some new measures have been introduced by the Dutch authorities to increase the Dutch substance for tax purposes. … Read More
One of the proposed changes in Dutch tax law per the year 2014 regards the potentially tax beneficial treatment of severance payments. Till now such severance payments could be put in a standing right for the full untaxed gross amount. … Read More
Following the recent financial events in Cyprus, investors maybe considering to change their Cyprus holding and/or finance company to a company located elsewhere in the European Union. The Netherlands offers not only an interesting tax regime but also offers a well established infrastructure. Although the banking sector in the Netherlands is considerable in size – in relation to the economy as a whole – the Dutch economy is established very broadly. Not leaning heavily on one single sector, making it less vulnerable. The Netherlands offers a wide range of interesting tax treaties with in excess of 200 different countries. … Read More
The term ‘transfer pricing’ stands for setting prices for internal transactions between a related multinational group of entities. Transfer pricing may well lead to a tax benefit when part of the group is located in tax friendly countries. … Read More
Please note as of the year 2014 it will most likely not be possible any more to use the stamrecht facilities, please see our recent article.
In case of a severance payment a so called stamrecht or standing right limited liability company (BV) can be incorporated by the employee; the recipient of this severance payment. To this stamrecht BV the severance payment can be paid by the former employer without withholding any wage tax/premium. Depending on the facts it may be differ, but starting from a severance payment in excess of appr. EUR 75,000 a stamrecht BV may well be interesting. In case the employee has the benefit of the 30%-ruling, the BV can be used to retain this ruling and its benefits. … Read More