Expanding your business internationally, successfully – FDI Tax


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Welcome! If you’re reading this, chances are that you are contemplating to expand your business internationally. Be it to increase your revenue potential, boost company value or gain access to talent – at some stage it may be an agenda item.

Moving into uncharted territory, whether you’re fully matured in your local market or not, can be a daunting task. What would the best location be? What will the market and cultural differences look like? Where is my talent? And not least important; how do I structure this properly and efficiently from a tax and legal perspective?

Within Archipel we have a team focused on Foreign Direct Investment, or FDI Tax. With years of experience in supporting foreign companies with their business expansion into Europe, we know exactly what is needed and will guide you in entering Europe successfully and smoothly. Allowing you to focus on what you do best – doing business.

Expanding to the Netherlands

The Netherlands is a hotbed for innovation and talent. The high quality of life and the ecosystems surrounding our knowledge institutions have a significant pull on talent and thus on companies that want to be part of this brain gain. Moreover, the Netherlands is the true multilingual Gateway to Europe and geographically ideally located on mainland Europe. To stimulate the brain economy, various appealing (tax) incentives on innovation and sustainability are available. To facilitate international businesses, the Netherlands offers a vast tax and investment treaty network as well as a 100% participation exemption on inbound dividends and capital gains in operational structures. This makes the Netherlands an ideal location for European operations as well as a hub for further international expansion.

The international expansion step plan

On the one pager below, we have made an overview of 12 steps you take when you want to expand your business to the Netherlands – and how we can assist you along the way. You can click on the image for a larger version, or download it here in pdf.

International expansion step plan

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So: are you contemplating expanding your business internationally, and in need for advice – or do you just have some questions? Feel free to book a time with me – it’s on the house.

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