- Tax adviser
Bartjan R. Zoetmulder, tax adviser, is a member of the Investment Management practice group. He is actively involved in the Loyens & Loeff real estate team and heads the Central and East European team. He is also one of the founders and leaders of the Loyens & Loeff BEPS committee. Bartjan has focused his expertise in international tax matters to the real estate market, with a specific emphasis on tax structuring of investments in and from Central and Eastern Europe, as well as for investments in Dutch property. In this capacity, he serves mainly foreign clients, such as US, European and Asian real estate investors and developers, although Dutch real estate enterprises are also among his clientele.
Throughout his career he has been closely involved in the tax ruling practice, mainly for international holding and financing companies. He also worked at the Tokyo office from 1995 to 1998 and was responsible for Loyens & Loeff’s Japanese practice. He is still involved with the Japan desk today.
Bartjan is chairman of the Dutch Association of Tax Advisers (NOB) since 21 June 2018. In addition, he is board member of Dujat (Dutch-Japanese Trade Federation) and a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), the International Fiscal Association (IFA) and NAREIT. He is a much sought-after guest speaker and writer on tax policy and other topics that fall within his field of expertise.
What others say about Bartjan
Chambers: “Sources recommend for his "helicopter view" over mandates, saying: "He is very good on strategy and overview of issues." He is highly experienced in investment fund structures, and also advises on real estate tax.
Dutch tax law, University of Groningen, 1993