Carolien studied tax law at the University of Amsterdam and has been a certified Financial Planner since 2003.

While she was studying law and after graduating Carolien worked at the Dutch Tax authorities for a total of 14 years, where she handled tax assessments and was an author and teacher. She obtained a great deal of litigation experience as a tax inspector. She was also involved in numerous Dutch target-group policy projects.

Carolien has worked as a tax advisor since 2001. She worked in the advice and return practice group at Mazars Paardekooper Hoffman N.V. for eight and a half years. Carolien specialises in income tax, CIT and formal tax law.

Carolien has been a part-time teacher for the SRA network of accountancy firms since 2007. In 2008 and 2009 she was a member of the editorial staff of Belastingzaken, and she has published in that professional journal on a regular basis since 2002.


Contact details:

Mr. Carolien Hagemeijer FFP
Tax Advisor

t:   +31 (0)20 44 11 548
m: +31 (0)6 55 71 88 33

Esther studied tax law at Leiden University. She specialises in VAT and real estate transfer tax.

Immediately after she graduated in the summer of 1995, Esther joined Mazars Paardekooper Hoffman N.V. as a VAT specialist. She also worked as a VAT specialist at PricewaterhouseCoopers N.V. and at Greenberg Traurig LLP. The experience she gained at those firms enables her to work closely with other advisors and accountants as well as civil-law notaries and lawyers in the Netherlands and abroad.

In addition to studying law, Esther also successfully completed the training courses given by the Dutch Federation of Tax Advisors and the Dutch Association of Tax Advisors.

Esther provides presentations for the Chamber of Commerce, tax associations and for clients internally. She also publishes in professional journals.

Contact details:

Mr. Esther Tissen
VAT Specialist

t:    +31 (0)20 44 11 549
m:  +31 (0)6 46 12 43 03

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