We provide everything you need when it comes to the formation of your business in the Netherlands, including remote company incorporation, bank account opening, VAT number applying, reporting and accounting and other services.
For starters, you need to choose a legal structure. There are several types of companies:
- Private Company with Limited Liability – Besloten Vennootschap (BV)
- Open Company with Limited Liability – Naamloze Vennootschap (NV)
- Limited Liability Partnership – Commanditaire Vennootschap (CV)
- Association – Vereniging
- Trust Company –Stichting
- Fund -Stuck
A Dutch BV (limited company) is the most popular type of company in the Netherlands for foreign investors. This company can be registered with a minimum authorized share capital of 1 EUR. According to the latest changes, the shareholders’ liability is limited to capital contribution. A Dutch BV is deemed tax resident by law in the Netherlands. BV shares, as a rule, cannot be freely transferred due to restrictions on the transfer.
A limited company in the Netherlands must have at least one corporate shareholder and one director. The minimum number of shareholders of a Dutch BV is one and the maximum is unlimited. If a company has more than one shareholder, then it is managed by the Board of Directors. The Articles of Incorporation may provide specific regulations regardi