It is our strong belief that a qualified tax advisor needs to be on top of tax technical matters and has excellent analytical skills. EigerTax’ partners have ample experience in the tax consulting practice and the academic field. The partners will also be your primary contacts as well as sparring partner.
Jan (1965) studied at the University of Tilburg and started his career at the Dutch Tax Authorities as an indirect tax lawyer specialized in VAT. For over 15 years he worked on many different assignments, including chairman of a national taskforce for repressive control on tax evasion and fraud, lecturer at the internal training program for tax lawyers of the Ministry of Finance and tax inspector at the department Very Large Enterprises.
As of 2007, Jan has been working as a tax partner / VAT-RETT specialist for several tax advisory firms, among which Deloitte where he met Pascal. Jan has experience in various areas such as real estate, public sector, international trade and M&A.
In 2009/2010 he worked as a lecturer/scholar at the University of Tilburg, Accent Indirect Tax program. Jan is also author of many articles on VAT in prevalent magazines such as “Weekblad voor Fiscaal Recht”, “NTFR-Beschouwingen” and “BTW-brief”.
In 2020, Jan founded EigerTax together with Pascal.
After graduation at the University of Groningen, Pascal (1974) started his career at Arthur Andersen, at the time one of the Big Five global consultancy firms. In 2002 Andersen the Netherlands merged with Deloitte - another Big Four firm. Pascal worked with that firm – where he met Jan - until the end of 2019. Pascal finalized the Dutch Association of Tax Advisors (“NOB”) as well as the Dutch Bar Association (“NOvA”) educational programs. He also completed the course for Mediator at the ADR Institute. Pascal has mainly worked in – initially – the real estate practice, and later mainly in the Telecom, Media & Technology as well as M&A practices. He served as EMEA resp. Global Indirect Tax TMT leader within the firm for many years. During the final years at the firm, he also advised a foreign government on the introduction of VAT.
Pascal was promoted partner in the international indirect tax practice at Deloitte in 2011. Besides his client work, he was also responsible for Quality & Risk. Since 2006, Pascal has been teaching at Leiden University and he is a board member of the VAT section of the Dutch Association of Tax Advisors (“NOB”). Pascal is a co-author of a book on VAT and e-commerce and a frequent speaker at seminars.
In 2020, Pascal founded EigerTax together with Jan.
Imke van der Hooft
Imke (1989) started at Deloitte in 2011 as a working student during her studies at the University of Tilburg. She finished her Master’s degree (Accent Indirect Tax) end of 2014 and has been working as a fulltime VAT advisor since. Until mid-2022 Imke worked for this firm whereby the last years her focus areas were international trade, consumer business, e-commerce and mergers and acquisitions.
In 2018/2019 she worked nine months in London in the technology, media and entertainment team of Deloitte UK. Furthermore, Imke worked three months in Abu Dhabi to support local clients during the implementation of VAT in that region and she performed several in-house assignments at clients in the retail/consumer business sector.
EigerTax always likes to meet talented and experienced indirect tax specialists who match the profile of our firm. We are a small team of enthusiastic tax experts with a clear focus: quality and indirect tax. Our firm is informal, content oriented, offering ample space for entrepreneurial spirit and values a good working atmosphere. Do not hesitate to contact Imke, Jan or Pascal directly.