Doing business in the UK
The UK is one of the largest trading partners of the Netherlands. This means that the investments on both sides are significant. If you do business with the UK, you will not have to deal with a language barrier and you can easily travel back and forth. There are dozens of connecting flights every day from various airports both in the UK and the Netherlands. Furthermore, there is a good train connection via the Channel Tunnel and the crossing by sea is also very short.
In addition, an excellent tax treaty exists between the UK and the Netherlands. This tax treaty prevents companies paying a double taxation and facilitates doing business. If you wish to do business in the UK, we would advise you to contact an advisor who can give you further information about this.
Doing business in the UK begins in the Netherlands. Making local contacts and exploring the market are the starting points for your international adventure. The main advice that we give you is to engage a local partner or advisor.
In order to optimize our provision of services within this framework, Baker Tilly Berk has entered into an exclusive form of collaboration with the trade department of the British Embassy, UK Trade & Investment. Furthermore, we are members of the Netherlands British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) and the Professional Accountants in Europe (PAiE). Both strategic alliances optimize our provision of services to companies based in the Netherlands that are active in the UK or UK based companies that are active in the Netherlands.
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Our international network provides multiple tax and country guides. You can download the Country Tax Guide Netherlands and Transfer Pricing Country Guide Netherlands on Bakertillyinternational.com.Download on Bakertillyinternational.com
Doing business successfully?
If you have plans to do business in the UK; we can assist you! Contact the advisors directly at the International Business UK Desk via firstname.lastname@example.org.
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