Chris van Wijngaarden

Chris van Wijngaarden

Chris is a partner of Taxand Netherlands and is the global service line leader of Taxand’s compensation tax service line.

Chris specialises in all tax related matters concerning employee benefits in general, equity incentive plans, individual cross border taxation and employee and employer wage tax and social security issues. His extensive experience also includes assistance in tax audits, disclosures, advising on and implementing equity related remuneration plans as well as employee / executive salary splits, consulting services on structuring of international operating employees and supply of labour. Chris advises several multinational and domestic listed and non-listed companies in various industries.


Chris graduated in Tax Law from the University of Amsterdam in 2002. Before joining Taxand Netherlands he started his career at Arthur Andersen. Within Arthur Andersen he worked in the Human Capital Tax Team, with a focus on equity incentives, various expatriate taxation issues and international Corporate tax.