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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

Tax scheme for foreign employees shortened from eight to five years

The Government plans to shorten the term of the tax scheme for incoming employees, the so-called 30%-ruling, from 8 to 5 years, ...

News item | 20-04-2018 | 14:00

Government tackles tax avoidance and evasion

The government has agreed to adopt a new tax policy agenda proposed by State Secretary for Finance Menno Snel and to move forward ...

News item | 23-02-2018 | 17:07

Study shows that an adaptation in the issuance of rulings is necessary

The Tax and Customs Administration has studied the issuance of 4,462 rulings with an international component. This study shows ...

News item | 20-02-2018 | 09:00

2017 Autumn Memorandum: budget surplus of 0.4% and government debt of 57.3%

The budget surplus for 2017 is estimated at 0.4% of gross domestic product (GDP), while the projected government debt in 2017 is ...

News item | 24-11-2017 | 17:50

2018 Budget Memorandum: Dutch public finances in robust health

The Netherlands' public finances are in better shape than expected. The budget surplus that arose in 2016 will rise to 0.8% of ...

News item | 19-09-2017 | 15:15

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