Becoming an entrepreneur in the Netherlands

Becoming an entrepreneur in the Netherlands

Some people prefer to be their own boss. If you are one of them, you are in luck because the Netherlands is well known for its excellent startup climate.

Starting your own business in the Netherlands

There are several administrative issues need to take care of to start a company. What business structure will you choose? How can you register your company with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce (Kamer van Koophandel)? What business taxes do you have to pay? Here’s what you need to know to start up your own business in the Netherlands.

Dutch tax breaks for new businesses

In the Netherlands, new businesses can make use of several benefits that can substantially reduce the amount of tax you pay in their first years. Find out if you are eligible for these tax benefits for new businesses.

Going freelance in the Netherlands

As a freelancer (ZZP), you can enjoy a lot of flexibility but you also have to arrange a lot of things yourself. Are you ready to become a freelancer in the Netherlands?

The Dutch Startup Visa

In January 2015, the Dutch government introduced the Dutch startup visa to attract foreign entrepreneurs to the Netherlands. It doesn’t matter where you are from, anyone can apply for the startup visa, but as expected, strict requirements have to be met. 

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