Terms & Conditions

  1. A1 Bookkeeping & Tax B.V. hereinafter to be referred to as “A1 B.V”, is a limited liability company established under the laws of the Netherlands, with registered seat in Amsterdam, registered at the Trade Register with file number 92286364.
  2. These general terms and conditions govern the provision of services by A1 B.V. These general terms and conditions also relate to:
  3. • all associates, employees and others who are in whatever way working for or in the employment of or related to A1 B.V;

    • all shareholders, directors, legal representatives of A1 B.V.

  4. Under exclusion of the Articles 7:404, 7:407 sub 2 and 7:409 of the Dutch Civil Code, all work shall be exclusively accepted and performed by A1 B.V.
  5. Any liability of A1 B.V in respect of any damages or claims made against A1 BV shall be limited up to the amount that A1 B.V. has billed to the particular client. Any claim against A1 B.V and/or against the parties mentioned in article 2 of these general terms and conditions expires and is waived 12 months after the claimant-party is aware or should have been aware of the fact which caused the damage.
  6. In connection with its services, A1 B.V is authorized to use the services of third parties. A1 B.V. is not liable for any shortcomings on the part of such third parties.
  7. A1 B.V performs all tasks and responsibilities as per the signed agreement with the client as accurate and timely as possible with the information provided by the client. It is ultimately the responsibility of the client to ensure all deadlines are met and all data submitted is accurate and complete. No penalties for late or incorrect filings will be the responsibility of A1 B.V.
  8. The exclusions of liability described in these general terms and conditions also apply without exception to the improper functioning of equipment, software, databases, registers or other means used by A1 B.V. in the performance of its services as well as to any interception of audio and/or data transmissions by telephone, telecopier or e-mail. All e-mail, data transmissions, audio transmissionsand telephone communications are unencoded unless the client explicitly requests such in writing.
  9. Payment must be made in the manner and time as stated in the invoice. If payment is not made, the client shall be in default by operation of law and shall owe overdue payment interest equal to the applicable statutory interest. The costs of collection measures shall be charged to the client.
  10. When the client is in arears with one invoice (past the due date), A1 B.V holds the right to cease all work performed for said client until all outstanding fees is paid.
  11. The client is obligated to provide all the data and information requested by A1 B.V., as well as the data and information that the client can reasonably know that A1 B.V. needs for the correct performance of the services under the agreement.
  12. The client guarantees the accuracy, completeness, reliability and legitimacy of the data and information provided to A1 B.V. by the client or on the client’s behalf.
  13. The client is obliged to immediately inform A1 B.V. with respect to facts or circumstances that could be important in connection with the performance of this agreement.
  14. A1 B.V. has the right to suspend the performance of the agreement until the time that the client has fulfilled the obligations referred to in the clauses 10, 11 and 12.
  15. Extra costs, extra hours, and other damages that arise for A1 B.V. because the client has not fulfilled the obligations referred to in the clauses 9, 10, 11 and 12, are for the expense and risk of the client.
  16. In providing A1 B.V. with personal data, the client shall abide by the General Data Protection Regulation (Algemene Verordening Gegevensbescherming) and other applicable regulations and legislation concerning the protection of personal data.
  17. In performing the agreed procedures, A1 B.V. shall abide by the General Data Protection Regulation and other applicable regulations and legislation concerning the protection of personal data in accordance with its privacy statement as accessible on A1 B.V.’s website and may be amended from time to time.
  18. The client agrees to the fact that, in order to provide and optimize the service, A1 B.V. will work with third parties such as ICT service providers and suppliers of administration tools, and will share personal data with third parties in this context.
  19. A1 B.V. shall protect the confidentiality of the information of the client which has become available to A1 B.V. in the course of its performance of services.
  20. A1 B.V. may disclose and report or use confidential information without the client’s prior written consent to the extent that such information: (i) is already publicly available or becomes publicly available, other than through the wrongful act or omission of A1 B.V. or (ii) is required to be disclosed or reported under applicable laws or by any order, decree, regulation or rule of any court or state, EU or international body.
  21. A1 B.V. is authorized to use the services of third parties and will share information with these parties insofar it is necessary for the performance of their duties.
  22. The provision of services by A1 B.V. shall be exclusively governed by Dutch law. Disputes shall be exclusively resolved by the competent Dutch court.
  23. If parties cannot, not in a timely manner, or not properly fulfil the obligations under the Agreement resulting from force majeure within the meaning of Section 75, Book 6 of the Civil Code, these obligations will be suspended until the time when parties will be able to fulfil these in the agreed manner.
  24. The fee charged to clients is not dependent on the outcome of the Work performed, but charged as per the signed engagement letter and based on the tasks performed and the time spent on each task.
  25. A1 have the right to request an advance payment from the client, said advance payment will be netted off to the final invoice issued.
  26. The signed engagement letter may be terminated early with at least 1 calendar month notice. In the case of early termination all expenses already made in preparation of the work to be performed for said client will be the burden of the client to carry. Cancellation must be in writing.
  27. These general terms and conditions have been drafted in the Dutch and English languages. The English text of the terms and conditions shall prevail over the Dutch text.