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Prinsjesdag (Budget Day) 2023 Read about the government plans

Coming to the Netherlands

Starting your business

Running your business

Financing your business


Ending your business


Warning for scam

Fake website

A fake website called Dutch Registry is trying to steal your money by pretending to sell official Dutch Business Register products. Read more.
TEK and other measures

Energy prices: support for entrepreneurs

How does the Dutch government help entrepreneurs deal with the soaring energy costs? Find out about the price cap, TEK and other measures.
Q3 2023 report

Business Survey Netherlands (COEN)

The Business Survey Netherlands (Conjunctuurenquête Nederland, COEN) maps out the most important developments in the economic climate for Dutch entrepreneurs. Click here for the latest results.

Direct links

Online webinar

Q&A session: Starting a business

Thinking of starting a business? Join this free online information session hosted by KVK, Business.gov.nl, and IAmsterdam. On Wednesday, 27 September 2023 at 14:00. Click here to register.
In-class training

Qredits Business school for statushouders

Qredits offers training for statushouders that want to start a business in the Netherlands. Free of charge. You learn the what, how, and when in class over a 3-month period. A coach will help you. Click here for more information and to register.
Start-up information

Finding a facilitator

Want to launch an innovative start-up? One of the conditions of the start-up residence permit is that you work together with a business mentor: a facilitator. Click for a list of recognised facilitators.

Also on this site


Which taxes do you have to pay?

Businesses have to pay taxes in the Netherlands: VAT, income tax, corporate tax, municipal taxes. Find out which taxes you have to pay.

Search the Business Register

Find out how to access the Dutch Business Register (Handelsregister) at the KVK website.

Video content on Business.gov.nl

Thinking of coming to the Netherlands and starting a business? Business.gov.nl offers webinars on starting and financing. Check them out.
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