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From 1 December 2019, non-EU companies will have to either establish their own Dutch company or appoint an EU established indirect customs representative, to export goods from the country. This requirement follows recent clarification released by the EU commission, stating that non-EU businesses must be established in the customs territory of the EU in order… Read More
From 1 January 2020, the Netherlands will cut the VAT rate applicable on e-books from 21% to 9%. This follows the EU Councils proposal to allow EU member states to cut rates on electronic publications to match their printed equivalents, please click here for the full article.
From 1 January 2019, the Dutch tax authorities increased the reduced VAT rate from 6% to 9%. The reduced VAT rate applies to a number of different goods and services including accommodation, foodstuffs, pharmaceutical products, domestic passenger transport and books (excluding e-books).