Taxes are often regarded as a fact of life. Assets, income, dividend and transactions are almost always taxable, and the government that is entitled to levy said taxes will rarely waste an opportunity to do so. Accepting the fact that you will have to pay taxes does not, however, mean you have to accept the current size or extent of your tax liability.
There are many ways by which you can minimize your tax burden in the Netherlands. And in contrast with tax evasion, which is against the law, tax avoidance is perfectly legal. By using the laws that govern the local tax regime to your advantage, tax avoidance provides ample opportunity to minimize your tax liability without running afoul of the law.
Koppel Services has extensive knowledge of Dutch tax laws and regulations and our team can help you formulate a clean, effective tax avoidance strategy that is completely free of legal risks.
International business tends to gravitate towards countries that offer clear mechanisms for tax avoidance. Seen in this light, it is no great surprise that so many multinationals have permanent establishments in the Netherlands. For those who can navigate its complex structure, the Dutch tax system provides a wealth of tax avoidance opportunities.
Participation exemption is one of the more well-known tax avoidance strategies available in the Netherlands. Through this mechanism, shareholders are exempt from taxation on dividends received, as well as any capital gains that may arise from the sale of shares. Other avenues for tax avoidance include the absence of withholding taxes on interest and royalties and the possibility of individual tax rulings, both of which can help your company improve its overall tax position.
Tax avoidance is a tricky endeavor. While it is perfectly legal when done properly, even a minor misstep can have unpleasant risks and ramifications. That’s why it is vital to solicit expert advice before you put your company’s tax avoidance plan into action.
The tax specialists at Koppel Services have a great deal of experience in the field of legal tax avoidance, both in terms of local and international laws. As our client, you will have a wealth of tax knowledge at your disposal, as well as the years of industry-specific experience we have gained by working with international clients.
Our business advice will make your business more transparent, all while offering practical guidelines that will help you improve your efficiency and profitability. Do you want to make sure you won’t overlook any important details? Get in touch with Koppel Services and make an appointment with our team today.