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”.
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 at the Big Four firm in 2011. Besides his client work, he was also responsible for Quality & Risk within the Netherlands Indirect Tax practice. 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.
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 Jan or Pascal directly.