Category Tax & IP

Malta, IPR tax planning opportunities

From an IPR tax session held in London between Deloitte, Intertrust and IPEG Consultancy, it became clear that Malta may indeed be an excellent jurisdiction to locate intellectual property (IP) and to perform research and development activities (R&D). The legal…

Patents and Tax Planning in Benelux

In financial difficult years every CFO is eager to listen to ideas to turn IP in their companies’ intangible assets into savings or better, cash. Of course monetization of unused patent portfolios is an option but this is very difficult…

Dutch Proposal for Favorable Patent Tax Treatment

Today, the Netherlands Parliament discusses a proposal of May 2006 for a new Tax Law, amending the Dutch 1969 Corporation Tax Act to introduce a so called “Patent Box”. The facility enables companies and organisations which have filed and obtained…