Partner: Evert-Jan Spoelder
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Number of advisers: 35 in The Netherlands, 2000 worldwide
Languages: English, German, French, Spanish
Taxand Netherlands, based in Amsterdam, is an independent tax advisory firm offering a full range of tax services. Its focus areas are (international) tax, Indirect tax, Compensation tax, disputes and transactions. The tax department is very experienced in advising on international taxation, including transfer pricing, OECD BEPS developments and EU state aid. The tax department also has a strong indirect tax (VAT), compensation tax and private client practice. This to be able to advise clients on every Dutch tax issue they may encounter. Transaction advisory is a core activity within the firm. The team has the expertise and capacity to support its clients at every stage of the M&A process, including tax due diligence and tax-compliant deal structuring in all its aspects. The firm has a dedicated team admitted to the Dutch Bar which is focused on tax litigation in the broadest sense. The team has experience in litigating high-profile tax cases and can assist clients before the Dutch courts as well as the European court of justice. In addition, it provides tax audit assistance and is involved in arbitration and mutual agreement procedures. The firm’s independence means it can act quickly to deliver the answers clients need, avoiding audit-based restrictions. Taxand’s global capability allows it to assist clients on international transactions and tax advisory services involving multiple jurisdictions. Its team of recognized tax professionals is focused on providing practical solutions based on a strong technical foundation. The firm is partner-led, working in dedicated teams, to actively lead each engagement from start to finish. Taxand provides high-quality, integrated tax advice worldwide. Working together with the Taxand tax professionals in nearly 50 countries, the firm proves it understands both the fine points of tax as the broader strategic implications it has on the performance of its clients’ business.