Doing business in the Netherlands

Planning to set up a business or already started a business in the Netherlands?

There is a myriad of local requirements you will need to deal with:

  • tax legislation (such as VAT, corporation tax, and income tax),
  • regulations governing the hiring of personnel,
  • and many other regulatory issues.

Van Duyn Van der Geer is well equipped to help you keep your business activities in The Netherlands running as smoothly as possible by helping you navigate through these requirements effectively.

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About Van Duyn Van der Geer accountants and advisors

We are an accountancy and consultancy firm based in the Dutch coastal town Noordwijk, only 20 minutes’ drive from Amsterdam and Schiphol Airport. We are also member of Kreston international, a global network of independent accounting firms.

Our expertises and services:

Financial accounting
We provide all the bookkeeping services you may need, from transactional bookings through to the preparation of annual accounts. We offer advice and assistance to help you get your administration in order and to make it as efficient and accessible as possible. We are a preferred supplier for Twinfield’s software – online software that can generate real time financial data for your company and empower you in maximizing your business’ profitability.

Personnel advice and salary administration
In the Netherlands, the relationship between employer and employee is renowned for its high level of regulatory density. Our payroll experts are familiar with these regulations and they keep up to speed with all of the many and frequent changes. For instance, they can advise you on the personnel records you will need to maintain and the preconditions you will need to deal with regarding employee compensation. We also offer legal advice and assistance on the hiring and firing of staff, and we can help you shape your personnel policies and recruit and select new staff.

Tax advice
Our tax professionals handle all the returns and other correspondence needed with the Dutch tax authorities for compliance with local requirements. For expatriates and other private individuals, we can deal with all the relevant paperwork and file the individual income tax returns. Our tax advisors lay out proper tax planning, they propose the most appropriate business structures, and they provide a preliminary set of action plans, tailored to a company’s needs and in its overall best interest.

Corporate Finance
We have a dedicated team ready to provide Corporate Finance services, ideally equipped to guide you through the whole process of business acquisition or sale and, if applicable, management buy-in and buy-out. They stand ready to deploy their wide network of potential buyers and sellers for your benefit, and they have comprehensive expertise in business valuation and due diligence.

Business advice
Our business consultants are well experienced in the fields of company start ups, reorganizations, take-overs, joint venturing, financing, and corporate recovery. Moreover, they have at their disposal a broad network of trusted third party service suppliers, such as notaries, financiers, and solicitors.

Legal advice
Our legal expert is able to support you with issues concerning corporate law, employment law, and contract law (for instance rentals, purchases/sales, cooperation arrangements, distribution, franchising, non-disclosure, and many others).

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