The Netherlands has long been a favourite home for foreign investors. It has a stable and successful economy and a trade and investment policy that’s one of the most open in the world. That’s why thousands of international companies have opened up in the Netherlands - contact us to find out how to join them.

The Netherlands has a liberal tax regime including generous participation exemption – dividends received and capital gains realised are exempt from Dutch corporate income tax. There’s also an extensive network of double-taxation treaties. There are many other aspects of Dutch tax law, but as always, you will need specialist advice. We can put you in touch with one of our local specialists in tax planning.

The main types of company in the Netherlands:

The main features of an NV company:

The main features of a BV company:

Our company incorporation service makes it easy for you to open a company in The Netherlands, so please contact us and we will be happy to help you.