Court of Justice of the European Union rules that the UBO register must not be publicly accessible

The Minister of Finance has asked the Dutch Chamber of Commerce to temporarily stop providing information from the UBO register, effective as of November 22, 2022.

Court of Justice of the European Union rules that the UBO register must not be publicly accessible

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Dutch Supreme Court persists with strict interpretation of actual use for VAT recovery right purposes

November 11, 2022
This case is not only relevant for financial institutions, but also for other taxpayers performing VAT-taxed and VAT-exempt services.
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Amendment of VAT policy statement: broader application of asset management exemption

November 3, 2021
On November 2, 2021, the updated Specific State Supervision Policy Statement of the Deputy Minister of Finance was published. The updating of the original policy statement was necessary due to Supreme ...
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CJEU’s K and DBKAG judgment: right to use software can qualify as VAT-exempt asset management

June 21, 2021
The fact that the right to use software can itself fall within the VAT exemption is a welcome clarification for Dutch practice in light of the increasingly automated asset management market.
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Lump Sum Payment, Early Retirement Scheme and Leave Savings Scheme Bill

January 20, 2021
In this bill the government elaborates on three of the agreements made as part of the Pension Agreement: more freedom of choice in the use of the pension, more options for early retirement and more sc ...
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Supreme Court interprets VAT exemption for collective asset management in broad terms: management of individual assets via investment profiles is exempt

December 7, 2020
On December 4, 2020 the Supreme Court rendered judgments in two important asset management cases.
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Dutch Supreme Court decision on Dutch withholding tax on dividends paid to foreign investment funds

October 26, 2020
The Supreme Court ruled that its earlier judgments from 2013 and 2015 were an incorrect interpretation of EU law and that foreign investment funds should be entitled to a refund of the Dutch dividend ...
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AG of the Supreme Court: management of individual assets via investment profiles is subject to VAT

September 25, 2020
On September 23, 2020 Advocate General to the Supreme Court, Ms. C.M. Ettema, issued Opinions in two interesting asset management cases.
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VAT recovery based on actual use permitted for bank

March 30, 2020
On March 27, 2020 the Court of Appeals Den Bosch rendered an interesting judgment about the recovery of VAT in a case concerning a financial institution. The Court ruled that the bank’s ‘actual use me ...
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VAT policy statement on specific state supervision of investment funds

April 8, 2019
On April 1, 2019, the Deputy Minister of Finance (hereinafter: Deputy Minister) published the Specific State Supervision Policy Statement, effective April 2, 2019. In this policy statement the Deputy ...
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Assessment of early retirement scheme on the basis of objective criteria

June 28, 2018
On Friday June 22, 2018, the Supreme Court rendered judgment as to whether a severance package should be regarded as an early retirement scheme ('regeling voor vervroegde uittreding', hereinafter: RVU ...
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