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Atlas Provada networking event & summer drinks – 12 June 2024

We are very pleased to invite you to a special first edition of the “Atlas Provada drinks & bites” networking event on June 12, 2024. This event will take place […]

Tax developments that are relevant for Dutch real estate market

In this comprehensive overview, we delve into the latest tax developments impacting the Dutch real estate market, highlighting key changes and their implications for investors, developers, and stakeholders. From the […]

OECD releases the report on Pillar One Amount B

Background On February 19, 2024, the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS released the report on Amount B of Pillar One. Amount B attempts to streamline and simplify the process of […]

New guidance on entity classification rules

On 1 January 2025, new legal entity and partnership classification rules will enter into force. The Dutch Ministry of Finance now published a draft decree (Decree) that provides further guidance […]


The ATAD general anti-avoidance rule in the Netherlands

The Dutch legislator decided not to implement the General Anti-Avoidance Rule (“GAAR”) of the EU Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive (“ATAD”) and to rely on the court developed fraus legis doctrine.    As there are several […]

Economic Analysis and Impact Assessment of the Pillar 1 & 2 Proposals

On 13 February 2020, the OECD published a (first) economic analysis / impact assessment of the (combined) Pillar 1 & 2 proposals). Background The OECD recently published the proposals for […]

OECD releases Transfer Pricing Guidance on Financial Transactions

On February 11, 2020 the OECD released the highly anticipated report “Transfer Pricing Guidance on Financial Transactions” (“the report”), which deals with the follow-up work in relation to Actions 8-10 […]

Abuse of Law under EU Directives – Derivatives & Financial Instruments, 2019 (Volume 21), No. 6

In this article the authors Frederik Mulder and Yves Cattel discuss the ruling of the European Court of Justice in the so-called “Danish cases” (T Danmark – Case C-116/16 and […]

are pragmatic and have international experience
They are knowledgeable with a proactive attitude
Boudewijn Niels enters the Chambers rankings this year reporting that he is “a pragmatic tax adviser with thorough knowledge and a pleasant approach towards clients and other advisers.”
highly technical in their area of expertise and prompt in responding to requests
Boudewijn is pleasant to work with, pragmatic and always available
Boudewijn consistently brings key messages together and allows us to take commercial decisions quickly
The team is technically creative and adopts a commercial and practical approach to solving issues
Straightforward, sounding board, personal touch.
It’s a different kind of advisory style, more hands-on, less of a paper trail to work through than with some larger firms.
Lines are short and their knowledge of the tax function within a business exceeds the more theoretical big-four knowledge.
Atlas provides valuable technical assistance in a timely fashion
The work is performed in accordance with high standards, often exceeding big-four standards.
Practical excellence. They know their stuff, but do not over complicate matters for the client. Small teams with partner involvement throughout the process.