Closing a BV company - How does BV dissolution work?

Dissolving the BV company

There are a few steps you need to take in order to dissolve a BV company. The first step is to call a meeting of all the shareholders and inform them of your decision to dissolve the company. In order to dissolve the company, you will need to get a majority vote from the shareholders in favour of dissolution. Once the shareholders have voted in favour of dissolution, you will need to file a formal request with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce (Kamer van Koophandel). The Kamer van Koophandel will review your request and if all requirements are met, they will approve the dissolution and issue a certificate of dissolution.

Why would you dissolve a BV?

There are a few reasons why you might decide to dissolve a BV company. One reason might be that the company is no longer profitable and it is not worth continuing to operate. Another reason might be that the company is experiencing financial difficulties and is unable to pay its debts. Dissolving the company can be a way to liquidate its assets and pay off its debts. Finally, it might also be necessary to dissolve a BV company in order to comply with Dutch law. For example, if the company is inactive for a certain period of time or if it fails to file annual reports, it may be required to dissolve the company.

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