Ernst Bunders, tax adviser (of counsel), is a member of the Tax Practice Group of Loyens & Loeff. He specializes in Dutch tax treaties and tax legislation. He focuses on resolving major tax disputes between taxpayers and the tax administration, and Mutual Agreement Procedures. Beginning in 1973, Ernst worked for the Dutch Ministry of Finance, advising the Deputy Minister of Finance on tax policy and legislation. He spent considerable time negotiating Dutch tax treaties and some EU directives, and also represented the Netherlands in OECD meetings in Paris, including those relating to the OECD project on Harmful Tax Competition. He was also a member of the Dutch delegation to the European Code of Conduct Group. Beginning in 1999, Ernst was the head of the office in the Dutch tax administration that is responsible for the levying of tax on large enterprises in the Netherlands. Ernst speaks Dutch, English, and German.
Tax Law, University of Leiden (1970)
Bloomberg Tax Management Portfolios
Income Tax Treaties: Competent Authority Functions and Procedures of Selected Countries (L-N) (Portfolio 6892)
This Portfolio discusses the competent authority functions and procedures of Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, and Norway.