Photographic portrait of Folkert Gaarlandt
Helping clients pay as little tax as possible isn’t my focus. What’s most important is developing the right digital strategy to strengthen clients’ indirect tax control framework.

Folkert Gaarlandt

EY Europe West Indirect Tax Regional Leader

People-focused leader. Techie. Committed to building synergy with his dynamic team

Areas of focus Indirect Tax in Motion Tax
Office Amsterdam, NL

Folkert is an Indirect Tax partner at Ernst & Young Belastingadviseurs LLP who helps companies manage their VAT and customs obligations, with a focus on technological solutions.

He first joined Ernst & Young Belastingadviseurs LLP as an intern in 1998 and previously led the Indirect Tax services in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Folkert earned an LLM in Tax Law from Leiden University in the year 2000.

How Folkert is building a better working world

Folkert is committed to mentoring young talent as they build their careers, and he encourages his team to maintain a meaningful work-life balance. In addition, by helping his clients to streamline processes and drive significant efficiencies, he helps empower them to devote more time and energy to driving change across the working world.

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