Dick van Sprundel

Dick focuses on foreign companies looking to invest in the Netherlands, but primarily on Dutch family owned businesses looking to do business abroad. His expertise consists of the Dutch dividend withholding tax, corporate income tax and international and European taxation. He would be pleased to solve (with a lot of enthusiasm) your complex tax challenges!

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  • Medium and large sized family owned businesses
  • European taxation, among which state aid procedures;
  • Mergers and acquisitions;
  • Businesses active in the trade and heavy industry, more specifically those active in oil & gas, offshore and shipping


From 1 December 1999 to 1 September 2017, Dick has been working as tax adviser or (tax)attorney with subsequently NautaDutilh NV, Simmons & Simmons, Clifford Chance LLP, Ernst & Young Belastingadviseurs LLP and finally Mazars Paardekooper Hoffman NV. He regularly speaks at seminars and conferences. Dick also publishes in renowned tax magazines, such as Weekblad Fiscaal Recht and European Taxation and has been lecturer European and International taxation at Erasmus University Rotterdam from 1 August 2009 up to and including 31 August 2018.


  • Master’s degree Notarial law at Leiden University (1998)
  • Master’s degree Tax law at Leiden University (2000)
  • Dutch Association of Tax Advisers (2003) and the Dutch Bar Association (2003)
  • Europese Fiscale Studies, Topmaster Direct taxation, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 2008
  • PhD research on exit taxation: Emigratieheffingen in de winstsfeer, Fiscaal Economisch Instituut, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Secondary activities and memberships

  • Official member of the working group Financial and Fiscal Affairs (WEZ F) of the Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners
  • Columnist for Nieuwsblad Transport
  • Board member of the section European tax law of the Dutch Association of Tax Advisers (NOB)
  • Various executive functions and secondary activities concerning community involvement
  • Member of the Dutch Association of Tax Advisers