Johan Vrolijk

Handling matters for large multinational companies, financial institutions, real estate investment trusts and private equity firms, Johan focuses on creating effective solutions.

Johan has expertise in domestic and international taxation with an emphasis on corporate taxation, VAT, real estate transfer tax and wage tax (including social securities). He also focuses on investment fund structuring, real estate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, and employee benefits including management participation plans and international assignments. In addition, Johan advises on the application of tax treaties and EU law.

Johan is a member of our Investment Management group and Real Estate group. He is a member of the Dutch Association of Lawyers, the Dutch Association of Tax Advisors, the Association for Tax Science, the International Fiscal Association and the Association for Young Real Estate Lawyers.

Johan holds a degree in tax law from University of Leiden (2006), graduating cum laude.

  • Languages: Dutch, English, German, French
  • Admitted to the Amsterdam Bar: 2006

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Dutch court: foreign funds entitled to refund of Dutch dividend with holding tax

Articles - In a remarkable decision of 9 March 2012, the Court of Appeal of Den Bosch awarded a Finnish investment fund a full refund of Dutch dividend tax withheld from portfolio dividends received from Dutch resident entities. The Finnish fund was not subject to Finnish corporate income tax and could therefore not credit the Dutch dividend withholding tax. The fund had requested a refund of Dutch dividend withholding tax under the EU free movement of capital, but such refund was refused by the Dutch Revenue.

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12.06.2014 NL law
New tax arrangement between the Netherlands and Curaçao published

Articles - Last Tuesday (10 June) the newly proposed tax arrangement between the Netherlands and Curaçao (the "New Tax Arrangement") was published. This quasi-double tax treaty had already been announced by the Dutch State Secretary of Finance on 12 December last year, at which time he also disclosed the key features thereof.

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