Jits Berns

After a career as registrar/secretary of the Tax Division of the Court of Amsterdam, tax inspector, head of Tax Affairs and later Director of a major insurance company, Jits Berns is currently a lawyer-tax adviser at FT-advocaten. His approach is both rigorous and strategic. He examines a case from every angle without ever taking his eye off the ball. He is motivated by an urgent desire to eliminate injustice, believing that citizens need sound legal protection against the might of the government.


  • Tax monitoring and lawsuits in the broadest meaning of the word
  • Negotiations and compromises
  • Voluntary disclosure
  • Appeals to the Supreme Court
  • Covenants

Jits is a member of:

  • The Dutch Association of Tax Advisers (NOB)
  • The Vereniging voor Belastingwetenschap [Society for Tax Studies]

Jits is also editor of NL Fiscaal (NLF) and is the author of Elsevier Belastingalmanak.

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Never takes his eye off the ball