Erik has been a tax advisor for 17 years. He joined Meijburg & Co in 1994, becoming a partner in 2007. In 1999/2000, Erik was seconded to KPMG in Silicon Valley, USA. Many of his clients are American multinationals. Between 2001 and 2004 Erik was a part-time lecturer at Tilburg University’s Fiscal Institute.

Erik heads the Chinese Tax practice in Rotterdam/The Hague. He has extensive experience in setting up structures for Chinese businesses and in investing in or through the Netherlands. He has frequently been involved with the global restructuring of businesses, advance tax rulings, and supply chain projects.


  • Corporate income tax
  • United States
  • China

Education and memberships

  • Fiscal Economics, Rotterdam University
  • Fiscal Law, The Catholic University of Brabant
  • Member of the Dutch Association of Tax Advisors


  • Velthuizen, E. (2003). Avoidance of double non-taxation in the Netherlands. Avoidance of Double non-taxation, Linde Verlag.
  • Velthuizen, E. (2003). Fictief binnenlandse of liever toch normaal buitenlandse belastingplicht? (“A deemed resident taxpayer, or is an ‘ordinary’ non-resident taxpayer preferable?”) Fiscaal Tijdschrift Vermogen, 2003/12.
  • Velthuizen, E. (2002). APAs and ARTs: the new Dutch regime in a European perspective. EC Tax review, 11.
  • Velthuizen, E. (2002). Arbitrage in Nederlandse belastingverdragen (“Arbitration in Dutch tax treaties”).  Weekblad voor Fiscaal Recht, 2002/435.
  • Velthuizen, E. (2002). Settlement of Disputes in Dutch Tax Treaty Law. Dutch report in: Settlement of Disputes in Tax Treaty Law. Kluwer Law International 2003.
  • Velthuizen, E. (2002). Onderworpenheid en voorkoming van dubbele belasting: tijd voor een systematische aanpak? (“Subject to double taxation and the avoidance thereof: is it time for a systematic approach?”). Over de grenzen van de vennootschapsbelasting (written for the official farewell of Professor D. Juch.) Kluwer 2003.
  • Velthuizen, E. () Artikel 8b, 8c en 9 (exclusief coöperaties) van de Wet op de vennootschapsbelasting 1969. (“Sections 8b, 8c and 9 (excluding cooperatives) Corporate Income Tax Act 1969”). Nederlandse Documentatie Fiscaal Recht (NDFR)