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Tax and Customs Administration checks Eurovignettes of foreign lorries

Throughout the country, the Tax and Customs Administration will carry out quick checks regarding the use of the Eurovignette, in ...

News item | 03-06-2010 | 15:30

Millions more cigarettes seized in 2009

The Fiscal Intelligence and Investigation Service (FIOD) and Customs intercepted over 209 million illegal cigarettes in 2009. ...

News item | 27-05-2010 | 15:46

Customs incept over 300,000 euros

On 5 May, at Schiphol Airport, Customs arrested two Poles, who together were carrying a sum of over 300,000 euros. The men aged ...

News item | 21-05-2010 | 15:53

Introduction of the dollar on Bonaire, Saint Eustace, Saba

The Dutch Lower House of Parliament has agreed to the introduction of the dollar on Bonaire, Saint Eustace and Saba (the BES ...

News item | 18-05-2010 | 16:15

Customs' "OK-app"

Customs have developed a mobile application for various smartphones: the "OK-app". As a result, travellers at home and abroad ...

News item | 18-05-2010 | 16:01

Government finances marked by crisis

The effects of the financial crisis on the real economy rapidly became painfully apparent in 2009. The difference between the ...

News item | 12-05-2010 | 16:24

The Dutch House of Representatives agrees on EU guarantee package

The guarantee package strengthens the financial stability of the euro zone and the confidence in the euro. The Dutch share in ...

News item | 12-05-2010 | 16:21

Cocaine found in body warmers

The Schiphol Team, a cooperation between Customs and the Royal Netherlands Military Constabulary, has arrested a passenger who ...

News item | 06-05-2010 | 16:27

FIOD intercepts 300 kilos of cocaine

The Fiscal Intelligence and Investigation Service (FIOD) arrested eight persons caught in the very act in an investigation into ...

News item | 27-04-2010 | 16:31

Customs intercept large shipment of fake weapons

Last week, Customs intercepted a shipment of fake weapons at Schiphol Airport. On inspection of the shipment by Customs, it ...

News item | 14-04-2010 | 16:34