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René Verbruggen

HRM Advisor

René studied human resource management at Inholland University of Applied Sciences and worked for 22 years for UWV (social security benefits organisation). In 2000 René joined Daamen & van Sluis. René is head of the HRM and salary department. René is also a member of the AGN Taxforce, especially involved in HRM matters.

Mike Otten

Manager Audit

Mike studied Economics (NIVRA) and started to work with the Dutch tax authorities (State Auditors, departement of fraud) In 2012 Mike joined Daamen & van Sluis. Mike is external auditor and has extensive experience with international orientated clients. He is (vice) chairman of AGN European Region and since 2001 involved in AGN.

Jeroen in 't Hout

Int. Tax Advisor

Jeroen studied fiscal law at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam. Jeroen started to work at the international tax department of a Big 4 firm. In 2010 he joined Daamen & van Sluis.

Jeroen has extensive experience in advising large and middle sized multinationals with (international) tax matters.

Rene van Zelst

Senior Tax Advisor

Tax Advisor, responsible for the national tax practice of  Daamen & Van Sluis


René has a multifaceted experience, including at the tax authorities, in the international legal profession, and in an SME practice. His clients are small and medium-sized companies, wealthy individuals, foundations, NGOs, and expats. Trained in Fiscal law and notarial law at the University of Leiden. Professional association: NOB


As a tax advisor, René specializes in advising the director-major shareholder, of companies in optimizing their tax position, in property restructuring, in reorganisations, mergers and acquisitions and business succession, in the valuation of companies, management buyouts and buy -ins, about testament advice and concerning taxation concerning innovation.