Setting up a Dutch payroll company

Permits payroll company in The Netherlands On the basis of the law, a so-called Waadi (Labour Allocation by intermediaries Act) registration is mandatory, which means that the provision of the employees must be registered in the Commercial Register. This requirement applies both to companies that provide labour on a commercial basis (such as a payroll company) and to companies that provide non-commercial labour. When do I provide employees? In order to determine whether you provide employees as defined in the…

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Dutch legal commmercial/corporate support

Whether you are setting up a company in the Netherlands, or whether you already have a blooming business and you wish to professionalize or whether you need to rescale your business because of Covid-19, Brexit, or another external factor affecting your business, the issue that needs to be addressed in all cases, and repeated on a regular basis, is legal commercial/management control. Regardless of whether your business sells products and/or services to the Dutch market or internationally, your business will…

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Dutch Joint Venture

Collaborations between companies are common in the Netherlands and the rest of the world, with the Dutch joint venture being an ideal option as a form of cooperation. In this blog, I look at the reasons for working together and the legal way in which collaboration in a Dutch joint venture may be shaped. In a Dutch joint venture, two or more companies decide to work together, setting up a new company in the process. The participating companies become joint…

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Set up a Dutch investment fund

Dutch Hedge fund / Dutch investment fund / Dutch investment structure Setting up a new company or expanding an existing company in the Netherlands or worldwide goes hand in hand with attracting the necessary investors. For a number of reasons, the Netherlands is a very suitable country to set up your investment structure. The Netherlands has a reliable network of banks, and it is also possible here to use the most efficient and most modern form of fund access and…

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Doing Business in Malta

How does dividend taxation work in Malta? Now that we know that Cyprus intends to tax dividends, its popularity as a country of residence is in decline. For those who are wondering what alternative route to take, one already seems to be a candidate. Malta has recently appeared to have increased in popularity as a result of the introduction of dividend taxation by Cyprus. But what makes Malta such an interesting destination? In this blog, we will discuss the benefits…

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Popular subsidy programs in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is one of Europe’s leaders in innovation. Both our fiscal and political climate provide the right and attractive circumstances for innovation. Our entrepreneurs, and especially SME’s are developing new products, processes, software and services. In the Netherlands, we have access to several funding schemes on a national, European and global level that stimulate R&D, investments in sustainability, international business and social projects. Popular funding programs These are the most commonly used national and international funding schemes that entrepreneurs…

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The importance of a well-drafted employment contract

At the outset, establishing an employment contract seems straightforward, but is not that simple. This is because the contract consists of a number of different elements that must be met if one actually wishes to speak of an employment contract. At the same time, a contract that is not intended by both parties as an employment contract can still be qualified as an employment contract. An employment contract contains the agreements between the employee and the employer. This contract can…

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VAT returns abroad

We take care of foreign VAT returns. An international VAT network is required in order to file a foreign VAT return or for foreign VAT registrations. Would you like to know more about this? Then contact us directly! We have an international VAT return network that is ready to provide you with quick advice or help you handle your foreign VAT return. Foreign VAT return We look after your foreign VAT return in the following countries: VAT return Austria VAT…

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Best location for a holding company in Europe

What is the best location for a holding company in Europe? Typically, three EU countries are used a hub for Europe: Ireland, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. A Netherlands company has some significant benefits: Remote incorporation possible English speaking professionals widely available Best logistical hub in Europe (air, sea, rails, roads) Low standard tax rates Extra tax discount for innovative companies Starting a company in the Netherlands (Holland), takes about two weeks. In this time, we collect the information we need…

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Why do you need a shareholder agreement?

Does your BV have multiple shareholders? If so, you may need a shareholder agreement. In this document you record the mutual agreements between the shareholders. What if there is a dispute between the shareholders? Or someone falls ill for a long period of time? What about competitive activities of a shareholder? What if a majority shareholder wants to leave or wants to sell his shares to a third party? Are the other shareholders obliged to go along with this? If…

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