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Kristel Tijsterman


Kristel Tijsterman

Kristel studied Tax Law and Business Law in Groningen. Before joining Atlas in 2012, she worked with Loyens & Loeff in Amsterdam from 2005 until 2012. Kristel was appointed partner in December 2016.


Kristel advices corporate clients and entrepreneurs on their day to day tax affairs, reorganisations, (cross border) mergers and acquisitions and real estate investments. She puts a strong emphasis on Dutch corporate taxation and the international tax aspects (tax treaties / EU Directives) her clients are dealing with. In addition, she focuses on advising non-profit organisations and the public sector on their tax position. 


Kristel regularly publishes articles and is a co-writer with the NDFR.

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Partner - Amsterdam

Joined Atlas in 2012


Tax Law and Business Law, University of Groningen

Advanced studies in International Tax Law, Internationaal Tax Center Leiden


Dutch, English


Member of the Dutch Association of Tax Advisors (NOB)

Member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA)

Member of the International Bar Association (IBA)


  • NDFR: Article 13 Corporate Income Tax Act, the participation exemption. Quarterly update of the tax database with recent developments on the participation exemption
  • Tax aspects of holiday homes (in Dutch), Masterclass nr. 38, August 2015
  • Dutch Supreme Court Rules on Business Reasons Exception, Tax Notes International, August 5, 2013, p. 571 
  • The Business Reasons Exception for the Deduction of Interest Expenses in the Netherlands, Tax Notes International May 14, 2012, p. 627
  • Proposed Dutch Legislation Changing The Scope of Dividend Withholding Taxes and Exemptions, Tax Notes International, Volume 88, Number 10, December 4, 2017, p. 975
  • Netherlands Overhauls Fiscal Unity Regime Following X BV and X NV Judgment, Tax Notes International, Volume 90, May 21, 2018, p. 935



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