Doing Business in the Netherlands 2024

Doing business and investing in the Netherlands

Doing Business in the Netherlands 2024 gives you a broad insight into the core aspects of doing business and investing in the Netherlands. International business expands a company's horizon and offers unique opportunities for growth, development and profit building. Are you considering doing business from the Netherlands? Our specialists are happy to look at the opportunities and possibilities for your organisation.

The business climate

The Netherlands is one of the most open economies in the world and among the best countries in terms of technology and innovation. It offers an excellent infrastructure - including the largest port in Europe - a competitive business climate and a well-educated workforce. The Dutch tax system features several tax incentives to stimulate innovation and business activities and, as an internationally oriented country, the Netherlands is home to many highly educated foreign workers.

Important aspects of doing business in the Netherlands

In the publication, we answer many questions which foreign companies and entrepreneurs might have when making their first ventures into the Dutch market, or even into the European market. We make use of our extensive experience in establishing businesses in the Netherlands and even other European countries.

The publication guides you through all important aspects of doing business in the Netherlands: the economic climate, major industries and business segments. It describes the most popular legal forms of businesses in the Netherlands and the key aspects of taxation, compliance, human resources, employment law, audit and accountancy.

Would you like specific advice for your company? Please do not hesitate to contact our advisors personally.

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Rotterdam, PwC Netherlands

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Jeroen Peters

Jeroen Peters

Tax Partner, PwC Netherlands

Tel: +31 (0)88 792 46 24

Mariska van der Maas

Mariska van der Maas

Director, PwC Netherlands

Tel: +31 (0)62 422 10 29