Dutch tax developments: what are the top 10 tax topics that will keep you busy in 2017?


Recently, Willem Bongaerts, tax partner of the Dutch and Luxembourg offices, gave a presentation to our international tax team on the recent developments in the international tax practice, and shared his view on the way forward. By reviewing the group structure and functions performed, international groups can become ready for the future. The functions, activities and structure should be aligned.

The following topics were discussed: EU Anti-Tax Avoidance Directives (ATAD 1 and 2), Dutch Cooperatives, CV-BV Structures, IP Planning, Innovation box, fiscal unity, rulings, permanent establishments, dividend withholding tax, Brexit and Luxembourg finance companies.

Upon request the slides can be made available to our clients and friends.

Bird & Bird LLP offers, as leading international law firm, top-level legal and tax advice for (inter)national businesses willing to benefit from the Benelux tax climate in relation to international business. For further information, please contact your regular (tax) counsel at Bird & Bird or contact Willem Bongaerts (Tax partner).