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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. It also shares a maritime border with the United Kingdom. The population of the Netherlands is estimated to be 16.8 million people, spread over 41,500 sq km. The official language is Dutch, while Frisian also has almost half a million speakers.

The government of the Netherlands consists of the King and a number of cabinet ministers. The King's role is largely ceremonial, where he is responsible for the official formation of government and signing of laws. Mark Rutte has been the Prime Minister of the Netherlands since October 2010, and King Willem-Alexander has been the monarch since the abdication of Queen Beatrix on 30 April 2013. 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 »