Doing business in Netherlands

Holland is included in the top ranking of the richest countries in Europe. It is a highly developed industrial country with stable economic growth, low inflation, and low unemployment. Setting up a business in the Netherlands can take extra effort if you are a foreigner and do not know local laws and languages. Our firm offers you the assistance you need to start and run a business in Holland.

We have helped many foreigners to complete the procedure for starting a business in the Netherlands.

Setup Company

Starting a business in the Netherlands as a foreign investor is quite easy given that the same rules apply to local and foreign entrepreneurs. The first step in starting a successful company in Holland is choosing the right type of company.

According to the Netherlands Commercial Law, there are several types of legal entities that can be registered here:

  • BV is a private limited liability company (private limited liability company). Foreign counterparts – GmBH, LLC. The capital is divided into parts (shares).
  • NV is a state-owned company. The best option, if the priority is to enter the stock exchange, the minimum capital is 45 thousand EUR.
  • Stichting / STAK is a private foundation. Recommended for Dutch charities, investment planning (not all), and small family businesses. OPF can be used to reduce (reduce) tax payments.
  • STAK is a foundation in Holland. OPF is often used to effectively separate the functions of control over the Dutch company and the business itself.
  • ANBI / SBBI – charitable foundation (general and “specific” purpose).
  • Vereniging / Coop – Dutch associations (non-profit structures), cooperatives (associations that pay money to their members).

Business formation

Forming a company in Holland is quite simple but each country has its difficulties. Our experts will help you prepare the necessary package of documents and choose the type of company that suits your business. We will also advise you on taxes. We are going to support you at all stages of a company formation in the Netherlands.

Business transfer

In modern companies, the transfer of power to a hired manager occurs in four main causes are as follows:

  1. business owners live abroad,
  2. the businessman is planning to start a completely new business,
  3. business is rebuilt
    the functional structure into a decentralized holding.


Usually, business transfer should be a preferred tool to structure a deal. Our team of lawyers and economists will help you carry out a business transfer and advise you on all issues.

Business in Netherlands

Holland is one of the most attractive countries for setting up a company. However, opening a company requires knowledge of the regulatory framework, the selection of shareholders, directors. An independent study of all the necessary documents, the search for a registered agent can take a significant amount of time. Our company will help you register a company in the Netherlands. We will assist in choosing the best type of company following your business and goals and consulting on what licenses are required for your business.

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