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Netherlands publishes own list of low-tax jurisdictions in fight against tax avoidance

The Netherlands has drawn up new list of 21 low-tax jurisdictions to help implement new measures to combat tax avoidance. The ...

News item | 28-12-2018 | 07:00

Penalty orders issued by public prosecutors now integral part of criminal justice system

For common offences such as drink-driving, shoplifting, vandalism and breach of the peace, penalty orders issued by public ...

News item | 20-12-2018 | 15:30

Stricter requirements for issuing rulings

Stricter requirements are being introduced for the issue of international tax rulings. The Tax and Customs Administration will ...

News item | 22-11-2018 | 14:38

Minister Hoekstra to meet with Ministers Centeno, Le Maire and Scholz

On 21 November Eurogroup President Mário Centeno will travel to The Hague to meet with Minister of Finance Wopke Hoekstra. The ...

News item | 16-11-2018 | 15:25

Cabinet tackles 22 billion euro in tax avoidance using withholding tax

As of 2021, the Cabinet will apply withholding tax on interest and royalties in a highly targeted approach to tackle money flows ...

News item | 06-11-2018 | 11:46

2019 Budget Memorandum: Investing in and preparing for the Netherlands' future

In 2019 the Dutch economy will grow by 2.6% and the budget surplus will increase to 1% of gross domestic product (GDP). Next year ...

News item | 18-09-2018 | 15:15

2019 Tax Plan: households will have more to spend

The government is making changes to the tax system. We are making it greener, raising consumption tax, and – importantly – making ...

News item | 18-09-2018 | 15:15

Point of view of the Netherlands at the General Court of the European Union on Starbucks

Point of view of the Netherlands at the hearing before the General Court of the European Union on 2 July 2018 on Starbucks ...

News item | 02-07-2018 | 11:20

CoCos not tax deductible anymore as from 1 January 2019

Contingent Convertibles (CoCos) are specific bonds that absorb losses when the capital of a bank or insurer declines below a ...

News item | 29-06-2018 | 19:10

2017 financial annual report: budget surplus for the second year running

The economy is showing strong growth and public finances are in good shape. The 2017 Budget Memorandum assumed a budget deficit ...

News item | 18-05-2018 | 10:31