Jan has nearly 20 years experience with the taxation of businesses of which the owners are still active in the business, e.g. in the retail sector, industry, trade, the medical and pharmeceutical sectors, and the insurance industry. He specializes in pension taxation. Jan is a member of the Pension knowledge group and is also a member of the Pension Lawyers Association (Vereniging van Pensioenjuristen). Jan also advises pension funds and insurance companies.


  • Family & Business
  • Pension taxation

Education and memberships

  • Post-graduate degree (Post-doctoraal) Pension Law, VU University, Amsterdam
  • Post-graduate degree (Post-doctoraal) European Fiscal Studies, Erasmus University, Rotterdam
  • Master’s degree (Doctoraal) in Fiscal Business Economics, Erasmus University, Rotterdam
  • Bachelor Business Economics (hbo/heao)
  • Member of the Dutch Association of Tax Advisors
  • Member of the Pension Lawyers Association (Vereniging van Pensioenjuristen)


  • Stigter, J.A. (2011). Fusie en liquidatie van pensioenfondsen levert mogelijk fiscale issues op (“Mergers and liquidations of pension funds may raise tax issues”). De pensioenwereld in 2011 (“Pensions in 2011”) KPMG publication 2011.
  • Stigter, J.A. (2009). Aftrekbaarheid tekorten pensioenfondsen (“The deductibility of shortfalls in pension funds”). Pensioen Actief 2009/04.
  • Stigter, J.A. (2009). Fiscale risico’s en kansen pensioenfondsen (“Tax risks and opportunities for pension funds”). De pensioenwereld in 2009 (“Pensions in 2009”) KPMG publication 2009.
  • Stigter, J.A. (2008). De vrijgestelde beleggingsinstelling; alternatief pensioenvehikel? (“The exempted investment institution; an alternative means for pensions?”). Pensioen Actief  2008/03.