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Moving through the world of taxation...-...A challenge we gladly accept

Profound knowledge about taxation is what you may expect as client of Kiveld. Whether you only operate in The Netherlands or also abroad.

We advise on almost all types of tax, from personal income tax to corporate income tax in combination with transfer pricing, advance levies such as dividend withholding and payroll taxes, and also indirect taxes such as VAT.

As most of our clients operate cross border, we also have international tax law embedded in our service offering, which includes the application of double tax treaties, European tax law and multilateral regulations.

International business covers at least two tax jurisdictions. To our clients we offer an extensive network of foreign tax colleagues. For more information about our networks see our Network webpage.


These are some of the tax areas we cover:

Tax structuring

  • Holding structures
  • Foreign branch structures of NL companies
  • Finance and licensing structures
  • Product distribution structures
  • Acquisition structures
  • Internal reorganizations
  • Legal mergers and demergers
  • Assets for shares reorganizations
  • Leasing structures
  • Trust structures
  • Use of administrative trust offices

Tax planning

  • Impact of tax avoidance regulations, such as ATAD1, ATAD2
  • Impact of multilateral tax treaties, such as the Multi Lateral Instrument ("MLI")
  • Impact of bi-lateral tax treaties
  • Negotiating and obtaining advance tax rulings
  • Profit remittance optimization
  • Sales and Acquisitions
  • Internal reorganizations
  • Management buy-outs
  • Tax residency movements
  • Debt and equity financing optimization
  • Employee benefit schemes
  • Employee remuneration optimization

Transfer pricing

  • Identifying the intercompany relations
  • Functional and risk analysis
  • Transfer prices analysis
  • Interactions between transfer prices and custom duties
  • Overview recommended adjustments
  • Documentation, such as intercompany agreements

Indirect taxes

  • VAT planning in connection with the supply of goods and services
  • Registration and set-up of the administration in accordance with VAT regulations
  • Identifying and claiming VAT refunds in foreign countries
  • VAT aspects with respect to corporate transactions and business activities
  • Negotiations with VAT authorities in view of obtaining advance VAT rulings
  • Representation in VAT controversy and litigation