Articles

Stibbe Tax team contributes Netherlands chapter to The Inward Investment and International Taxation Review

Stibbe Tax team contributes Netherlands chapter to The Inward Investment and International Taxation Review

Stibbe Tax team contributes Netherlands chapter to The Inward Investment and International Taxation Review

04.04.2016 NL law

The Netherlands has since long been a jurisdiction of choice for the establishment of international holding companies. Generally recognised benefits of using a Dutch (holding) company include an attractive participation exemption regime, extensive investment protection and tax treaty networks, no withholding taxes on interest and royalties and the cooperative approach of the Dutch tax authorities.

The Stibbe Tax team has considerable knowledge of and experience in domestic and international matters such as mergers and acquisitions, private equity, finance structures, capital markets, securitisations, EU law and tax treaties, public private partnerships, project finance, restructurings and real estate. Based on this extensive expertise, head of tax Michael Molenaars and counsel Reinout de Boer have been asked to contribute to The Inward Investment and International Taxation Review, a book recently published by Law Business Research.

Download your copy
Michael and Reinout wrote the Netherlands chapter in this 6th edition, which you can download via the link below. If you are interested in reading the entire publication, please refer to the website of Law Business Research, where you will be asked to provide your name, organisation and email address to receive your copy.

Download your copy of the Netherlands chapter here

Team

Related news

15.07.2020 NL law
Emergency Act on Conditional Final Dividend Withholding Tax Levy submitted to Dutch parliament

Short Reads - On Friday 10 July 2020, a member of the Dutch opposition party Groenlinks has submitted an initiative legislative proposal for a Conditional Final Dividend Withholding Tax Levy Emergency Act (the 'Proposal') to Dutch parliament. The Proposal provides for a conditional final Dutch dividend withholding tax ('DWT') levy due in the event of certain cross-border reorganizations.

Read more

22.06.2020 NL law
Public investment funds in the Netherlands - 2020

Articles - What does the fund registration process involve, e.g., what documents are required to be filed? What are the consequences for failing to register a fund that is required to be registered in Dutch jurisdiction? Or, What are the types of entities that can be public funds in your jurisdiction?

Read more

08.07.2020 NL law
COVID-19 update and Guidelines published on the Dutch implementation of DAC6

Short Reads - The EU Mandatory Disclosure Directive (“DAC6”), introducing a reporting requirement for intermediaries and/or taxpayers of certain cross-border arrangements that are perceived to be aggressive, is effective as of 1 July in the Netherlands. By his letter of 26 June 2020, the Dutch State Secretary of Finance granted deferral of the Dutch reporting deadlines until 1 January 2021.

Read more

07.07.2020 NL law
Mandatory disclosure-verplichtingen voor grensoverschrijdende constructies (‘DAC6’)

Short Reads - Per 1 juli 2020 zijn intermediairs (en in sommige gevallen belastingplichtigen) gehouden om bepaalde potentieel fiscaal agressieve grensoverschrijdende constructies te melden bij de fiscale autoriteiten. Deze verplichting vloeit voort uit de Nederlandse implementatie van de EU-richtlijn inzake ‘mandatory disclosure’ (hierna: “DAC6”). Met DAC6 beoogt de Europese Commissie de internationale fiscale transparantie te bevorderen en ongewenste fiscale praktijken tegen te gaan.

Read more

10.06.2020 NL law
Tax Controversy: Update June 2020

Short Reads - This Tax Alert will address some recent developments in procedural tax law in The Netherlands. We will discuss some interesting developments in tax legislation, more specifically regarding (i) the implementation of DAC6, (ii) procedural tax law aspects of the Withholding Tax Act 2021 and (iii) publication of penalties for tax offences of professionals. Furthermore, we will reflect on (iv) relevant recent tax case law regarding the defensible position concept.

Read more