How can I respond to the coronavirus COVID-19?

The coronavirus COVID-19 situation continues to evolve and the advice to businesses on how to respond is constantly being updated. Read on and stay informed as an entrepreneur via our coronavirus hub.

Important measures for entrepreneurs

  • The reduction in working hours (wtv) has been stopped with immediate effect.
  • In case of payment problems, you may be granted special postponement of payment in respect of income tax, corporation tax, wage tax or VAT assessments. This is subject to further conditions.
  • Reduce provisional assessment of income tax or corporate income tax.
  • Borrowing with government guarantees.

Points of attention

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    Additional relief measures for businesses affected by the coronavirus

    In a press conference on Tuesday evening March 17, 2020, the Dutch government presented new relief measures in order to support Dutch businesses. The measures are aimed to help businesses to continue to pay their employees and to prevent businesses from getting into liquidity and continuation issues.

    Read more

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    Legal aspects for personnel and business operations

    COVID-19 has major consequences for entrepreneurs and their business operations and personnel. Many of these consequences also raise legal questions. We have compiled an overview of the most important legal questions for you.

    Read our Q&A's

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    Dutch China desk report

    Please download our report on the impact of the Coronavirus from our Dutch China desk perspective. Topics in this report are:

    - The effects in China.
    - Support measures coronavirus China.
    - Measures coronavirus The Netherlands.
    - Long term predictions (from a Dutch, Chinese and global perspective).
    - New threats & possible future outlook?

    Download the latest report (March 27)

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    VAT COVID-19 measures

    Due to COVID-19 many countries offering some relief for paying and filing VAT. Please find an update of measures in the EU countries and the UK, Norway and Switzerland.

    Read more about the VAT measures

    Also read: Deferment of payment VAT to the Dutch tax authorities

Do you have any questions? We are here to support you as an entrepreneur in these special, and possibly difficult times. Our multidisciplinary team - consisting of financial advisors, corporate legal advisors, (international) tax advisors, China desk members and our global network - will search for solutions that best suit you and your business. Now and in the future!