A guide to starting a business in the Netherlands

June 28, 2023

Kreston Global firms in the Netherlands have recently expanded resources for entrepreneurs with its latest guide to starting a business in the Netherlands. This useful new guide offers practical insights and tips to facilitate a smooth transition into the Netherlands business landscape.

Read the latest guide here

Practical guidance for business startups

The guide provides a practical roadmap for entrepreneurs looking to establish a business in the Netherlands. It serves as an efficient tool, highlighting the most critical issues businesses might face when entering the Dutch market. However, the guide does not aim to be exhaustive, given the wide range of potential business scenarios and constraints.

Expert consultation from Kreston Global

To supplement the guide, Kreston Global encourages entrepreneurs to consult with their member firms located in the Netherlands for more detailed information. Whether it’s a question about the basics or a complex concern, the team is ready to provide expert advice.

Flexibility and liberal framework of Dutch law

According to Dutch law, a foreign individual or company can operate in the Netherlands through either an incorporated or unincorporated entity or branch. The guide elaborates on the flexible and liberal framework that Dutch corporate law provides for the organization of subsidiaries or branches.

The essentials of starting a business in the Netherlands

The guide offers a holistic approach to doing business in the Netherlands, covering a variety of key areas. These include starting a business, finding a location, understanding subsidies and financing, complying with tax legislation, managing personnel, and a list of useful addresses.

No matter where you are in your entrepreneurial journey, “Doing business in the Netherlands” is designed to equip you with the knowledge and resources you need to succeed. Backed by Kreston Global’s extensive network of eight member firms active in the Dutch region, this guide marks a significant step towards supporting global entrepreneurs in this internationally-focused and strategically positioned base for Europe.

If you are looking to expand your business into the Netherlands, read the doing business in the Netherlands guide. If you would like to speak to one of our firms in the Netherlands, please get in touch.