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2016 annual financial report: first budget surplus in years

Last year central government spent less money than it received for the first time since 2008. This led to a budget surplus of ...

News item | 17-05-2017 | 10:15

Cabinet draws out investments by establishing Invest-NL

The Dutch cabinet intends to encourage investments in sectors where the Netherlands has not yet seized all opportunities. To this ...

News item | 20-02-2017 | 17:36

Recovery and Resolution (Insurance Firms) Bill to be sent to Council of State

The cabinet has approved the Recovery and Resolution (Insurance Firms) Bill proposed by the Minister of Finance Jeroen ...

News item | 23-12-2016 | 16:48

Dijsselbloem: key task ahead is to reconnect the freedoms that Europe offers with stability, security and opportunity

Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the Dutch minister of Finance and Eurogroup President, gave a speech at the Europe Calling! Summit on 9 ...

News item | 09-12-2016 | 16:53

2017 Budget Memorandum: the Netherlands is in much better shape

Public finances have improved and the economy is forecast to grow by 1.7% in 2017. Consumer confidence is strengthening and ...

News item | 20-09-2016 | 15:15

Tax Plan: further simplification

The tax system needs to be simplified. The government is therefore again taking measures this year to make taxes less complex for ...

News item | 20-09-2016 | 15:15

Netherlands supports second term for World Bank President Kim

The Netherlands supports a second term for World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem and foreign ...

News item | 25-08-2016 | 18:34

Response by the Ministry of Finance to reports on the Panama Papers

The Tax and Customs Administration will investigate the information from the Panama Papers that is relevant to the Netherlands. ...

News item | 04-04-2016 | 14:44

IPO of ASR next year

At the proposal of Minister of Finance Dijsselbloem, the cabinet has decided to sell ASR. In 2008 the insurer was acquired by the ...

News item | 03-12-2015 | 10:36

Government appeals the decision in the Starbucks case

The Netherlands stays committed to fight tax avoidance

News item | 27-11-2015 | 16:50

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