We are all about VAT

We are experienced VAT specialists who can advise and help you optimise your VAT position. This can include solving VAT technical problems like a smoother VAT process.

The VAT Consultancy Firm
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Our team

The force behind the name

Marja van den Oetelaar
Marja van den Oetelaar
Owner
Marja worked for several years as an indirect tax manager for one of the Big4 firms. She started the VAT Consultancy Firm in 2002. On behalf of several tax institutions, she lectures on VAT. She has also published several books and articles on VAT. Her specialties are advising internationally operating companies and not-for profit organizations on VAT issues.
Pieter Tamse
Pieter Tamse
Junior VAT consultant
Pieter studied indirect tax law at the university of Amsterdam. He works since January 1, 2021 for the VAT Consultancy Firm.
Aimee van der Paardt
Aimee van der Paardt
Partner
Aimee worked for several years for one of the Big4 but also in the industry. She is a well renowned VAT consultant for the real estate industry. Her other specialties are international-, national VAT consulting services and municipalities. She also teaches and publishes.
Wouter Hoff
Wouter Hoff
Senior VAT accountant
Wouter studied Civil Law at the university of Leiden. After many years working in the industry being responsible for Finance, he is now specialized in more complex VAT administrations.
Fulco Koopmans
Fulco Koopmans
Operations manager
Fulco is a data driven marketeer who studied Public Administration & Organization science at the university in Amsterdam. He analyses data and performs several other services on behalf of the office.
Principles

What do we stand for?

Specific advice

Your company is different from others, therefore a standard or general solution is not good enough. Practical and comprehensible VAT advice, VAT compliance or management of your VAT obligations throughout different regions, we are dedicated to deliver a sustainable VAT solution for each individual business.

Constructive advice

As a leader, it is essential to communicate effectively with employees and provide them both positive and negative feedback. Opening the lines of communication lets employees know you care about their performance in the workplace and motivates them to continue improving their skills.

When providing constructive feedback, an individual has a conversation with a coworker or employee about their work-related weaknesses.

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Books

Our writings

Over the years we published several books and articles. In these publications you can find the experts view about their dedicated topic. One of these books is the European VAT Handbook which is published every 2 years.

The European VAT Handbook provides detailed essential information about VAT in Europe.

Entrepreneurs in small and medium-sized enterprises are faced with the daily challenge of making the right choices. The matter is treated from a practical angle in a short, businesslike and accessible manner.

This book explains the VAT consequences of common international transactions and focuses on the provision of services to customers outside the Netherlands.

With many happy clients, we can assure you that our advice will guide your problems in the right direction. We would love to get to know your business.

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