Government’s response to the report from SEO Economics Amsterdam on Other Financial Institutions and the IBFD report on developing countries

The State Secretary for Finance promised  the Lower House that at the end of the summer we would send a letter containing the government’s response to the report conducted by SEO Economics Amsterdam (hereinafter: “the SEO report”) and to a government-commissioned study by the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD) of the tax treaties the Netherlands has with a number of developing countries (hereinafter: “the IBFD report”). This letter and the appended memorandum are in fulfilment of this promise; we will also announce a few initiatives.