Jeroen Smits

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Jeroen Smits

  • Languages: Dutch, English
  • Admitted to the Amsterdam Bar: 2002
  • Partner since: 2012

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25.06.2021 NL law
The response of the Dutch government to the G7 Tax initiative

Short Reads - On 14 June 2021, the Dutch State Secretary of Finance sent a letter to the Dutch Parliament setting out his view on (i) the political agreement reached by the G7 countries on global tax reform and (ii) the next meeting of the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS (“Inclusive Framework”) in which a similar agreement should be reached within a wider group of countries.

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09.06.2021 NL law
Stibbe Tax webinar on Hybrid Entities

Short Reads - During our tax webinar on 15 April we discussed certain tax aspects of so-called hybrid entities. Part of this webinar were below videos which zoom in on (i) hybrid mismatches in relation to the ambiguous definition of ‘acting together’ as included in the Dutch conditional withholding tax on interest and royalty payments and referred to by the imported mismatch rule (ATAD2) (clip 1), and (ii) the proposed reverse hybrid mismatch rule (clip 2). 

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01.04.2021 NL law
Public consultation on proposed amendment of Dutch classification rules for certain domestic and foreign legal entities

Short Reads - On 29 March 2021 the Dutch government has released a consultation document (the “Consultation Document”) containing a draft bill of law and explanatory memorandum to amend the Dutch classification rules for certain domestic and foreign legal entities.

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09.03.2021 NL law
Consultation on ATAD 2 (reverse hybrids) and amendment arm’s-length principle in the Netherlands

Short Reads - As noted in our earlier Tax Alerts (see our Tax Alerts of March 2017 and July 2019), the EU Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive 2 ("ATAD 2") provides for minimum standards to neutralize hybrid mismatches and came into effect in the Netherlands as of 1 January 2020. However, as an exception, the rule that targets so-called “reverse-hybrid” mismatches will become effective only as of 1 January 2022.  

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