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.
Partners Natalie Reypens and Harmen van Dam lead the Loyens & Loeff TP team. The full team consists of 36 lawyers and economists from different practice areas, such as corporate tax, VAT, customs, litigation and competition from various offices, serving clients in all kinds of sectors.
The team can play an important role for domestic and foreign based clients. As the team is convinced that TP is intertwined with most tax issues, their approach is to fully integrate their TP expertise in this field with Loyens & Loeff's other tax and legal practice teams. This provides an exceptional strong position in transfer pricing audits, mutual agreement procedures and litigation (including EU State Aid procedures). However, the firm provides integrated solutions on all relevant TP issues, including strategy, documentation, quantitative TP/financial modelling, audits and dispute resolution, to clients.