Esteban van Goor (twitter @EAVGR) is a tax lawyer working with the indirect tax department of Baker & McKenzie Amsterdam and a member of the Dutch Association of Tax Advisers (NOB). He has a special focus on VAT aspects occurring within the digital economy (amongst which bitcoin, gaming and iGaming). Combining his knowledge related to technology and VAT (taxation) allows for a unique understanding of tech client’s businesses and enables him to provide clients with an industry focused customized approach. He is a frequent speaker on the VAT/taxation topic(s) during tech related conferences.
His experience ranges from addressing VAT issues related to sales structuring to assisting clients with VAT discussions with tax authorities and/or writing opinions or position papers for lawmakers. He also provides guidance to various tech start-up companies, in relation to their VAT (taxation) matters.
Esteban is currently working on a PhD in relation the VAT treatment of e-services within EU VAT law (including bitcoin and iGaming).