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VAT number Articles
Do we have to mention our VAT number on our website?
Viewed 31700 times since Sun, Aug 4, 2013
Question:Do we have to mention our VAT number on our website?Answer:Entrepreneurs are required to provide their VAT number easily, directly and permanently accessible, but can decide themselves how to do this. This means that the VAT number doesn&... Read More
How do we get a VAT number for our company? Should we register with the Dutch tax authorities?
Viewed 26985 times since Sun, Feb 24, 2013
VAT number If you set up a business in the Netherlands, you must have it registered with the Trade Register of the Chamber of Commerce (KvK) . The Chamber of Commerce will pass on your details to the tax authorities. Once the tax authorities... Read More
Can I invoice a client without having a VAT number?
Viewed 22562 times since Tue, Dec 13, 2011
You want to send an invoice but you don't have a VAT number There can be several reasons why you ask this question. You have requested a VAT number but it hasn't been granted yet After you started your business you registered... Read More