An LLC is the most commonly used business entity in the Netherlands, and since the introduction of the Flex-BV rules in 2012, it has become more flexible and efficient to better cater the need of the Investors.

Key Features of Netherlands LLC (BV)

Netherland LLC

Corporate Details

General

  • Type of Entity

Limited Liability Company (LLC)(BV)

  • Registered Office in Netherlands LLC

Yes

  • Shelf company availability

Yes

  • VAT   payable on sales to local customers

21%

  • Access to Double Taxation Treaties

Yes

Share capital or equivalent

  • Standard currency

Euro

  • Permitted currencies

Any

  • Minimum paid up

1 Euro

  • Usual authorized

N/A

N/A

  • No-par-value shares allowed

N/A

Managers/Director

  • Minimum number

One

  • Local required

No

  • Publicly accessible records

No

  • Location of meetings

Anywhere

  • Corporate directorship allowed

Yes

Members

  • Minimum number

One

  • Publicly accessible records

No

  • Corporate members allowed

Yes

  • Location of meetings

Anywhere

Company Secretary

  • Required

Yes

  • Local or qualified

Yes

Accounts

  • Requirements to prepare

Yes

  • Audit requirements

No

  • Requirements to file accounts

Yes

  • Publicly accessible accounts

No

Other

  • Requirement to file annual return

Yes

Tax Treatment

A Dutch LLC corporate tax is 25%.

Duration for set up of the Company

Four weeks

Distinctive Advantages of Netherlands LLC

  • A Netherland LLC is a separate legal entity
  • Opening a corporate bank account in Netherlands is inexpensive
  • Members/Managers are not liable for the debts of the entity as members are protected with Limited Liability
  • No currency restrictions
  • Financial information is not open to the public
  • No auditing or reporting of records of financial information in required

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