Set-up and Maintenance Fees

What fees can I expect when establishing and maintaining a Dutch company with a business in the Netherlands?

The most important fees for Dutch limited liability companies to expect when setting up a business in the Netherlands are:

  • Dutch notary incorporation fees (there are no separate (substantial) registration fees with the Trade Register (‘Handelsregister’) at the Chamber of Commerce (‘Kamer van Koophandel’);
  • Accounting and financial reporting fees (e.g. preparation of the annual accounts);
  • Corporate income tax compliance advisory fees (e.g. preparation of the CIT returns);
  • Payroll administration fees (e.g. preparation of the payroll tax returns);
  • Value added tax compliance advisory fees (e.g. preparation of the VAT returns);