Doing business in the Netherlands
These pages provide a practical guide designed to give a general overview of the country and of the major applicable regulations for doing business in the Netherlands.
The Netherlands is one of the best places in the world to conduct business over the next five years, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit's latest business environment rankings, of April 2008, the Netherlands retains its 8th ranking during 2008. This reflects the country's strength in all ten categories analysed by the Economist Intelligence Unit. For the analysis the Economist Intelligence Unit used a business ranking model evaluating:
This brochure explains why the Netherlands is such a good place to do business. It describes the main competitive advantages of the country based on the ten categories mentioned above. The brochure additionally explains the main legal, accounting and taxation regulations for companies considering to do business in the Netherlands.
In a 2010 study on lowest business costs, The Netherlands ranks 3rd in a worldwide ranking for mature countries (1st in Europe).
Mazars is experienced in assisting companies considering to do business in the Netherlands providing a wide range of audit, tax, corporate finance and legal services. Especially due to its favourable fiscal climate the Netherlands is often chosen as an interesting place to do business. Mazars has a lot of experience in advising companies to set up their business in the Netherlands in a tax-efficient manner.