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Netherlands Business, Taxation and Offshore Information

Netherlands Business, Taxation and Offshore Information

The Netherlands is situated in Western Europe and is bordered by Belgium to the south and Germany to the east. The population is estimated to be 17.1 million people and the area is 41,500 KM2. The official and national language is Dutch, though the locals are well known for their proficiency with English. Frisian, which is co-official in Friesland province, has almost half a million speakers.

The Netherlands is a constitutional monarchy; the executive consists of the king and a number of cabinet ministers. The king is responsible for the official formation of government and final ratification of laws though his role is largely ceremonial. Mark Rutte has been the prime minister of the Netherlands since October 2010, and King Willem-Alexander has reigned since his monther Beatrix abdicated on 30 April 2013. The Dutch economy is the sixth-largest in the Eurozone. More »


Netherlands Knowledge Base

Netherlands: Country and Foreign Investment
A quick overview of the Netherlands - its history, geography, and business advantages.
Netherlands Executive Summary »
Netherlands Tax System »
Netherlands Antilles and Aruba »
Netherlands The Fiscal Unit »
Netherlands Taxation of Foreign Branches »

Netherlands: Types of Company
A look at various types of company in the Netherlands, providing options to suit different business needs.
Netherlands Holding Companies »
Netherlands Interest Conduit Companies »
Netherlands Royalty Conduit Companies »

Netherlands: Domestic Corporate Taxation
A guide detailing the scope and rate of taxes affecting companies in the Netherlands.
Netherlands Corporate Non-Resident Taxation »
Netherlands Corporate Income Tax on Dividend Income Received »
Netherlands Capital Gains Tax on the Sale of Shares »
Netherlands Withholding Taxes on Incoming Dividends »
Netherlands Withholding Taxes on Outgoing Dividends »

Netherlands: Personal Taxation
An overview of applicable taxes for individuals in the Netherlands.
Netherlands Individual Non-Resident Taxation »
Netherlands Special Expatriate Fiscal Regime »

Netherlands: Double Tax Treaties
Treaties and international agreements that the Netherlands has in place, to mitigate the effects of double taxation.
Netherlands Tax Treaty Agreements »
Netherlands Table of Treaty Rates »

Netherlands: Related Information
Other useful information pertinent to the Netherlands.
Map of the Netherlands »