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Read this before setting up a Dutch B.V.

Read this before setting up a Dutch B.V. If you are planning on setting up a Dutch company in the Netherlands,  before you start the process of company registration, it’s important that you gain as much information as possible regarding opening a bank account in the…

3 Reasons Why Having an EORI for Your Dutch B.V. is So Important

3 Reasons Why Having an EORI for Your Dutch B.V. is So Important If you've taken on the exciting task of starting a company in the Netherlands, or if you're considering doing so, obtain an EORI number will benefit you greatly. This is a particularly important…

3 Reasons Why Euro 25 Can Save You from Having A Nightmare When Dealing with Official Dutch Letters

3 Reasons Why Euro 25 Can Save You from Having A Nightmare When Dealing with Official Dutch Letters You have incorporated your company in Holland and soon receive an official correspondent in the Dutch language. The only problem is that you don't speak Dutch and have…

3 annual filing requirements for a Dutch B.V.

Filing Annual Accounts: Dutch BV Taxation Registering your business in the Netherlands isn’t the end of the process, you’ll need to take care of the financial aspects of your new company. That means handling the Dutch BV Taxation and annual accounts. When it comes to that,…

The importance of appointing a Company Secretary for a Dutch B.V.

  The importance of appointing a Company Secretary for a Dutch B.V. If you want to set up a Dutch B.V in the near future, or even if you have already registered a Dutch B.V., it is important to understand what it means to be appointed…

How to find the best bookkeeper or accountant in Amsterdam?

best bookkeeper in amsterdam
How to find the best bookkeeper or accountant in Amsterdam? Delegating bookkeeping requires a lot of trust and confidence in the person handling your business's most sacred information. Finding a good bookkeeper (boekhouder in dutch) or accountant in Amsterdam is often time-consuming and frustrating; the fee…

How to set up a Dutch B.V. (Besloten Vennootschap)?

Setting Up a Dutch BV Company The Besloten Vennootschap or the Dutch B.V. is one of the most common company structures in the Netherlands. It represents a private limited liability company frequently used by both foreign and local investors to carry out business activities in the…

Why do I think Amsterdam is the best city in which to start a business and raise a family?

Before I started my own business in Amsterdam, I worked for many big corporate companies in different countries such as Hong Kong, Beijing, London, Amsterdam and Luxembourg. My first impression of Amsterdam, like many others, was of the Red Light District and legal pot. However, when…

A Guide to Opening a Business Bank Account in the Netherlands

Once your Dutch limited liability company (“B.V.”) has been set up and registered at the Chamber of Commence (known as the “KVK” in Dutch, which is an abbreviation of Kamer van Koophandel), you can then open a business bank account in the Netherlands. Some companies choose…

The role of company secretary in a Dutch B.V.

The roles of company secretary in the Netherlands
For those of you from Commonwealth countries, the title company secretary is a familiar one. In the Netherlands, however, there is no legal requirement for a Dutch company to appoint a company secretary. So what is a Company Secretary and what is their role? The company…