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Opening a Business in Netherlands

Opening a Business in Netherlands

How easy is it to open a business in Netherlands? From the legal side in Holland an entrepreneur can choose to open a company or a partnership with limited or unlimited liability. Usually, the most common form a business can take is the Private Limited Company. The other forms are:…
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Employment Law in Netherlands

Employment Law in Netherlands

The relationship between the Dutch employer and the employee is governed by the Employment Law in Netherlands and it is based on an employment contract which usually contains in the rules and regulations that must be followed by both parties, the obligation of the employer to pay the employee and the employee's agreement to perform the activities required…
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Verification of a Dutch Company

Verification of a Dutch Company

When deciding to purchase an existing company in the Netherlands, it is advisable to verify the Dutch company that will be acquired. The verification process is straightforward and offers complete data about the company, thus ensuring the investor that the purchase is profitable and that the company meets all the…
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Netherlands-Germany Double Tax Treaty

Netherlands-Germany Double Tax Treaty

Dutch agreements for the avoidance of double taxation The Netherlands has concluded a double tax treaty with Germany for the avoidance of double taxation on income capital and other taxes. The treaty also helps regulate other fiscal matters and it helps prevent fiscal evasion. The Dutch have a broad network…
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USA-Netherlands Double Tax Treaty

USA-Netherlands Double Tax Treaty

Tax convention between the Netherlands and the United States In order to encourage foreign investments and create a more favorable taxation regime for foreign companies operating in their jurisdiction the Netherlands and the United States have signed a Convention for the avoidance of double taxation. This applies to taxes on…
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Listing on Stock Exchange in the Netherlands

Listing on Stock Exchange in the Netherlands

In the modern society of the 21st century, more and more companies choose to get listed on stocks of foreign countries. A stock exchange is in fact a corporation which reunites buyers, sellers and brokers in one place, for trading actions. In different regions of the world, new strong economically…
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Directors of a Dutch Company

Directors of a Dutch Company

The duties and responsibilities of company directors in the Netherlands are regulated by Book 2 of the Dutch Civil Code (DCC) and by the respective company’s Articles of Association. The Works Council Act 1971 applies to companies with a works council, meaning companies with more than 50 employees. There are…
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Reserving a Company Name in the Netherlands

Reserving a Company Name in the Netherlands

The company incorporation procedure in the Netherlands includes several mandatory steps, among which registering the company at the Dutch Trade Register and providing a company name. The name of the business should be chosen carefully so that it reflects the company. If you want to make sure that the desired…
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Transportation Law in Netherlans

Transportation Law in Netherlans

The Dutch Transportation Law contained by the Book 8 of the Civil Code is regulating all the types of transportation in Netherlands and contains regulations for the maritime law, inland navigation law, law for carriage by road, air law and the transport by railway. Types of contracts. In the Netherlands…
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UAE-Netherlands Double Tax Treaty

UAE-Netherlands Double Tax Treaty

A double tax treaty between the Netherlands and the United Arab Emirates allows for the avoidance of double taxation on income and also serves as an instrument for preventing fiscal evasion. The taxation policies influence the manner in which foreign investors do business in multiple jurisdictions. The double tax treaties…
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