Netherlands Desk

A strong business partner in northern Europe

As a major trading partner with many European countries, the Netherlands continues to be a leader in attracting foreign direct investment and is one of the five largest investors in the United States.

Our Netherlands Desk professionals are well-versed in the cultural and regulatory considerations for businesses.

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Dutch 30 percent ruling term-limit reduced starting Jan. 2019

The 30 percent rule intended to attract foreign talent to the Netherlands is changing from eight to five years.

  • Audra Marshall
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  • May 24, 2018
Netherlands enacts new legislation regarding dividend withholding tax

Netherlands enacts new legislation regarding dividend withholding tax

The Dutch government has recently enacted new legislation that has both expanded the scope of the Dutch dividend withholding tax, and provided for a new withholding tax exemption for certain non-EU shareholders.

  • February 14, 2018
Netherlands expands withholding tax for 2018 but may repeal in 2019

Netherlands expands withholding tax for 2018 but may repeal in 2019

Netherlands expands scope of dividend withholding tax rules for 2018 even while it considers permanent repeal beginning in 2019.

  • Jordi van der Struis
  • |
  • October 16, 2017

5 things to know about GDPR: Risks and opportunities

Enforcement is scheduled to start on May 25, 2018. What do U.S. organizations need to do now? Here are five key considerations.

  • Alain Marcuse, Daimon Geopfert
  • |
  • August 08, 2017

How will the new Dutch withholding rules impact cooperatives?

Proposed tax withholding rules may change how members of certain Dutch Cooperatives are taxed on profit distributions.

  • January 01, 2017

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Netherlands Desk Leader

Doug Roozeboom, Partner 

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Additional information

Insights from RSM International and member firms to consider when entering this market.

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