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Coming to the Netherlands

Starting your business

Running your business

Financing your business


Ending your business


New laws

Prinsjesdag 2023

On Prinsjesdag 2023, the Dutch government presented new laws and amendments for the coming parliamentary year. We have collected the ones that might impact your business. Read more.
International transport


Do you import or export goods? And do you want to lay down clear terms and conditions? Use an Incoterm®. Find out which one you and your supplier or client can use.
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

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.
Online webinar

29 November: Starting a business Q&A

Thinking of starting a business? Join this free online information session hosted by KVK, Business.gov.nl, and IN Amsterdam. On Wednesday, 29 November 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.

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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