“Doing Business in the USA” April Seminar in Amsterdam
16 April 2019
The United States remains a key place for entrepreneurs all over the world to fuel their next stage of business growth through US Expansion. The US is a big country, however, so where should a European entrepreneur look to set up their US business?
Nora Rothrock joins Avitus Group in Amsterdam in presenting the important steps necessary to help you enter the market, establish your business and operate successfully. A panel of expert speakers will ensure you gain an understanding of all the relevant areas.
When: 16 April 2019, 08:30 – 13:30
Where: Eye Amsterdam, 1 IJpromenade, 1031 KT, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Below is the agenda. You must Register to confirm your attendance. If you have any questions in advance of the date, please don’t hesitate to contact Joni Trulock on +44 20 7645 3690 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
08:30 Registration & Coffee
09:05 Welcome & Opening remarks: Philip Hammerstein, US Embassy, Commercial Service, Netherlands
09:20 The role of RVO & USA: Stephan van de Wall, Senior Advisor, Netherlands Enterprise and Menno Schrok, International Enterprise, Business Development USA
09:40 One Stop Shop for a USA Entry: Dr. Frank Levene, Director, Avitus Group
10:10 Visa & Immigration Considerations for the USA: William Diaz, Associate Partner, Fragomen LLP
10:30 US Tax Planning, Advisory & Compliance: Nora Rothrock, Managing Director, US Tax & Financial Services
10:45 Kentucky: Evelyn Simmler, Business Development & Research Manager, Kentucky European Representative
11:00 Break, coffee & networking
11:15 South Carolina: Vanessa Goeschl, Managing Director Europe
11:30 Fairfax County: Markus van Tilburg, Director, Europe Office
11:45 The Role of the KVK & USA: Sandra Wood, KVK Advisor International
12:00 Banking: Willem Wolfs, Relationship Manager International Desk, Rabobank, New York Branch
12:15 Iowa: Anke Gobel de Méndez, Director State of Iowa – European Office
12:30 Georgia: Sergio Domingues, Managing Director, State of Georgia Europe Office
12:45 Virginia: John Wood, Business Development Manager, State of Virginia Europe Office
13:00 Closing, Q&A, Networking
Special thanks to our partners:
US Commercial Service/SelectUSA, US Tax & Financial Services, Netherlands Enterprise Agency, Fragomen Worldwide, Iowa Economic Development, Kentucky Economic Development, Georgia Economic Development, South Carolina Economic Development, Virginia Economic Development Partnership, Fairfax County Economic Development, and Rabobank
Did you Know?
Fact SevenThanks to FATCA banks must disclose their American account holders to the IRS or local tax authority.
Fact SixThe IRS is actively looking for non compliant US persons.
Fact FiveIt takes an average of 16 hours to do IRS Form 1040.
Fact FourThere are over 500 IRS tax forms.
Fact ThreeSince 1916, illegal income has been taxable.
Fact TwoUS persons must file tax returns no matter where they live and work.
Text One7 million Americans abroad
only 500,000 compliant