Fox en Suurenbroek is strong in the field of tax law and finance. We work for Dutch clients and for internationals (both individuals and companies). Below you will find a number of recent assignments.
Applying for advice and guidance under the 30%-ruling. We also advise incoming employees on their fiscal and social security position in the Netherlands and assist them with registration in the Netherlands. We take care of the Dutch income tax returns and – if necessary – we supervise the returns in the country of origin.
We assist companies in applying for the WBSO. In addition, we have negotiated the application of the innovation box with the Tax and Customs Administration with a positive outcome. This has led to considerable tax savings for these companies.
We have advised on the tax-legal set-up of various film investment funds. We coordinated the tax consequences for the participants in these film investment funds at national level with the Tax and Customs Administration.
For a number of well-known small and medium-sized law firms we take care of the annual accounts and advise them on tax matters. We are also called in to deal with their clients’ tax issues.
Employee Benefit Schemes
We have assisted clients in setting up employee benefit schemes. In addition to advising on the tax and civil-law consequences, we also lay down the contractual details, whether or not in cooperation with the civil-law notary.
Relationships and marriages can end prematurely. We have helped several clients with the legal and financial settlement of their common estate. For us, the guiding principle is the reasonableness of the agreements made between us.
For a leading designer of denim products, we did the contract negotiations with a major international denim brand based in Amsterdam.
For a large number of clients, we have advised on setting up a savings vehicle, like a Dutch BV or mutual fund. We take care of the entire process, including the coordination with the Tax and Customs Administration.
With effect from 2014, it will no longer be possible to place the severance pay in a StamrechtBV. The settlement of old standing right obligations requires special attention. We have a great deal of experience in coordinating a deficit in a standing right PV with the Tax and Customs Administration and providing advice on the settlement of standing rights.
We have supervised various real estate transactions in the field of VAT and transfer tax. This does not only concern buying and selling transactions, but also the transition from office to residential use. Some of the projects in which we have been involved include the sale of a former monastery in Maastricht, the sale of a large student complex in the south of the country and the sale of two office buildings on the Zuidas.
Sale and purchase guidance
We assisted a client with the purchase of a chocolate factory located in the southwest of the country. An important part of the purchase process was the negotiation with the selling party. We assisted the leading – and award winning – market party in the Netherlands in the field of mobile advertising and content marketing in their acquisition by a large Dutch media company. We assisted a public affairs and lobby consultancy firm in The Hague, specialised in influencing policy and strategic communication, in the management buy-in process.
For a listed Canadian silver mine, our office is the first point of contact in the Netherlands. For a number of other international companies we take care of the (payroll) administration. We also provide them with legal support. For an American listed company in the field of high-quality electronic components, our office is the first point of contact in the Netherlands. We offer them financial and legal support. For the Dutch branch of a Canadian online company in the field of access management, we provide the annual accounts and tax advice.
Public benefit organizations
We advise and assist institutions in obtaining and maintaining (cultural) ANBI status.
Immigration and emigration
For the dga of a travel agency specialising in the Central American market, we supervised immigration to the Netherlands and successfully coordinated the step-up of its shareholdings with the tax authorities.