Robert joined the organization in 1988. He specializes in international tax law, primarily focusing on EU law and the tax aspects of cross-border employment. He is chairperson of the KPMG EU Tax Centre, located in Amstelveen. The EU Tax Centre is the hub for a team of more than one hundred EU law experts spread across the European Union. Robert also chairs the Committee on Legislative Proposals of the Dutch Association of Tax Advisors.

Robert is acting as an advisor in two cases pending before the Court of Justice of the European Union concerning foreign investment funds that are reclaiming Dutch dividend withholding tax in the Netherlands.


  • EU law
  • Tax Policy
  • Brexit
  • Litigation
  • Cross-border employment, expat taxation

Education and memberships

  • European Fiscal Studies, Erasmus University, Rotterdam
  • Fiscal Economics, Erasmus University, Rotterdam
  • Member of the Dutch Association of Tax Advisors


  • Van der Jagt, R.A. & Larking, B.H. (2010). Bronbelasting binnen de EU op nettobasis: een niet te missen kans? (“Net withholding tax within the EU: a chance not to be missed?”) Weekblad Fiscaal Recht, 2010/885.
  • Van der Jagt, R.A. (2011). De nieuwe Bank Tax (“The new Bank Tax”). In De fiscale slagkracht van Nederland, NOB Congress Compilation, Annual Congress 2011.