Merijn Betjes

Merijn is the NL Lead for ESG Tax & Legal, which includes KPMG's ESG sustainability services. In his role as NL Lead for ESG Tax & Legal, Merijn acts as a strategic link between the ESG team, colleagues within KPMG, the clients and the international network. At KPMG Meijburg & Co, Merijn heads the ESG Tax & Legal team and is also part of the EMA and Global ESG team.

Merijn is a specialist in the field of environmental taxes, including energy taxes, carbon taxes and plastic taxes. Merijn advises (globally operating) clients in various sectors, including industry, retail, trade, healthcare and investors. Sustainability affects every sector. He supports clients with regulatory scans and carries out impact assessments to apply regulations to clients' business operations. Merijn regularly publishes on environmental taxes.

In addition to the ESG practice, Merijn heads the Special Taxes team at KPMG Meijburg & Co, part of the real estate group. Special levies include WOZ, local taxes, precario, sewerage tax and BPM. Merijn has tax expertise in these areas since 2006 and now has broad experience in guiding and advising real estate clients.

Education and memberships

  • Editor environmental taxes NLFiscaal
  • Real Estate and Tax, Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • Member of the Dutch Association of Tax Advisors (NOB)
  • Tax Law, Amsterdam University


Market sectors

  • Real Estate

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