Information on business structures

When starting a business in the Netherlands, there are several structures to choose from. The most important question to ask yourself is: do I want a large or small financial risk?

Structures that do not have a separate legal entity

With these business structures, you are personally responsible for the debts or losses of the business:

Business forms that have a separate legal entity

With these business forms, you are responsible up to the amounts you have invested. Like an individual, a business structure with a separate legal entity has independent rights and obligations:

Freelancers

It is important to note that freelancers (ZZP-ers) occupy a different position.

Source: Expertise in Labour Mobility

last modified Aug 12, 2013 02:39 PM
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