Utrecht is the fourth largest city in the Netherlands and foreign investors from various key industries, like IT, gaming and life sciences, have chosen the city to base their headquarters. Perhaps the greatest advantage of Utrecht is its highly educated workforce, as the city is home to some important Dutch universities.
f you are interested in expanding an international company, we can also provide incorporation services for branches and subsidiaries in the Netherlands. Our Dutch agents can help you find the best business solutions for your firm.
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Opening a company in Utrecht
If you want to start doing business in Utrecht, the first step is choosing the right type of company. This may depend on the business field, the plans to expand the company in the near future or, in some cases, on the available share capital of the investor. The Dutch private limited liability company is among the most popular business forms, especially because it is more suitable for small and medium sized companies and it requires a smaller share capital than the public limited company.
Once all the incorporation documents are in order, our Dutch agents can help you register the company at the Dutch Company Register. If you are interested in hiring employees, our Dutch specialists can help you know more about the Employment Law, your obligations as an employer and the rights of the employee.
Investing in the Netherlands
Foreign investors who open businesses in the Netherlands are often interested in various services related to company management. One important strategy you might consider is tax minimization – a set of legal actions you can take to ensure that you are not paying more than you should. Our Dutch agents can walk you through the main characteristics of the Dutch taxation system for companies and individuals so that you can benefit from efficient financial planning.
Most of the entrepreneurs in Utrecht choose to invest in the private sector and open businesses like restaurants or travel agencies. However, because the city is home to important research institutes and has one of the most important research universities in the Netherlands, investors might choose to open pharmaceutical companies.
Regardless of the type of business you choose, our Dutch representatives are ready to assist you and offer you business consulting. You can contact us if you have any questions.