As a lot of people already know, a Dutch holding company has proven to be the perfect structure for many kinds of ventures. This is because there are little to no regulations, minimal taxations and in general a relief of stress for a lot of company owners. In this article, we will tell you more about the important aspects of and benefits of opening a Dutch holding company.
What is a Dutch holding company?
A Dutch holding company is a kind of business to hold different stocks of other companies. The goal of holding those stocks is to control and, if possible, even absorb those stocks. This is possible for the holding company when they achieve but enough share of a corporation that already exists. When the holding company has enough stocks, it will gain voting rights within the company, which enables it to influence different actions of the company.
Benefits of founding a Dutch holding company
Founding a Dutch holding company can be remarkably interesting for a lot of people. There are a lot of benefits to holding companies in general, but when you start one in the Netherlands, you will have even more benefits. The three most important benefits are:
- The low taxation. Due to many international treaties, taxes for foreign and local holding companies are reduced by a lot. So, holding companies in the Netherlands generally face incredibly low taxations.
- Minimal overhead. As most of you will already know, overhead is the monetary cost of running a company. Holding companies rely on foundations of already existing companies, which results in minimal overhead costs.
- Very easy to establish. Establishing a holding company in the Netherlands is for most people a simple process. When you are not able to do this yourself, you can always ask Intercompany Solutions to help you with it.