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As an entrepreneur, you are faced with new and modified rules and laws. This page offers an overview of changes relevant to businesses during the 3rd Quarter of 2020.
The Dutch Commercial Register’s quality is being enhanced, amongst others by implementing measures that help fight malpractices and the issuance of the Legal Entity Identifier. Read more on the Commercial Register.
To help stop financial and economic crime a special register will be set up which details who the ultimate beneficial owner of a company or legal entity is. An ultimate beneficial owner is the owner or the person(s) who is (are) effectively in control. Find out more.
Do you (partly) own an important telecom company? You are not allowed to sell it to a buyer who is deemed unwanted. The government can block acquisitions of Dutch telecom companies if it expects such a transaction to harm national security or public order. Find out more.
Do you own or manage a supermarket? From 1 July it is prohibited to display tobacco products in your store. Read more.
The gross amount for the statutory minimum wage increases twice each year. On 1 January and 1 July. Read more on the minimum wage.
Do you work with temporary employees? From 30 July new employment conditions will come into effect for employees from other EU countries who work temporarily in the Netherlands for their employer abroad. More on foreign personnel.
Check this overview of all new laws and regulations in the 2nd quarter of 2020 and which measures for 2021 have been announced on Prinsjesdag (Budget Day).