Tax Efficient Licensing Solutions through the Netherlands

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License companies are treated favourably in the Netherlands. In fact, it can be argued that the Netherlands is the world’s best jurisdiction to establish license companies. By virtue of the Netherlands’ extensive network of over 90 tax treaties, it is possible to channel royalty payments through a Netherlands license company from one country to another at reduced or even abolished withholding tax rates. At the same time, when properly structured any income of the Netherlands license company will not effectively be subject to Netherlands corporate income tax. Add to these features the possibility to obtain certainty in advance from the Netherlands tax authorities and the benefits of a Netherlands license company become fully apparent.

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Published In: Intellectual Property Updates, International Trade Updates, Tax Updates, Mergers & Acquisitions Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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