Do I need to register my business in the trade register of the Chamber of Commerce
Article ID: 108 | Last Updated: Wed, Oct 21, 2015 at 2:27 PM
In the Netherlands registration in the trade register of the Chamber of Commerce is compulsory for every company and almost every legal entity.
Since 2008 entrepreneurs (freelancers) are also obliged to register.
You are an entrepreneur when you :
regularly perform economic activities
get paid for services rendered
act independent, on your own account and risk (you are financially responsible)
act openly, in competition with other businesses
or participate in the economic traffic in an organized context, based on a cooperation of people, capital and / or goods .
aim to make a profit or cost .