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2014 Autumn Memorandum: government budget on track

The 2014 Autumn Memorandum shows that the government will meet its fiscal targets this year. Its efforts to reduce the budget ...

News item | 21-11-2014 | 15:49

Tax and Customs Administration to share information automatically to fight against international tax evasion

Finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem signed a declaration today with 50 other countries, committing the signatories to exchange ...

News item | 29-10-2014 | 16:38

Dutch banks pass balance sheet quality and resilience test

Dutch banks have passed a health check that looked at the balance sheets of major European banks. The European Central Bank (ECB) ...

News item | 26-10-2014 | 09:24

The Netherlands welcomes progress in the fight against international tax avoidance

State Secretary Wiebes of the Ministry of Finance welcomes the OECD's interim report on transparancy in tax matters and possible ...

News item | 19-09-2014 | 15:13

2015 Budget Memorandum: Prudence required for economic recovery

The Netherlands is slowly recovering from the crisis. Exports, corporate investments and consumption are all increasing. Economic ...

News item | 16-09-2014 | 16:02

Tax plan focuses on reducing the tax burden on labour

The 2015 Tax Plan focuses on alleviating the tax burden on labour. A sum of €1 billion has been made available for this purpose, ...

News item | 16-09-2014 | 15:49

Amount paid to Icesave depositors recovered in full

The Dutch state has recovered the full amount it paid out in 2008/2009 to people who lost their savings when the Icelandic ...

News item | 27-08-2014 | 11:44

REAAL sale process to start this summer

This summer SNS REAAL will set in motion the process that will lead to the sale of insurer REAAL N.V. which is currently part of ...

News item | 06-06-2014 | 09:12

Abolition of government contribution to financial supervision

Robust financial supervision is essential for confidence in the financial sector and its correct functioning. The government will ...

News item | 23-05-2014 | 10:13

Central Government Annual Financial Report 2013: signs of recovery despite tough economic year

There were two sides to the year 2013. Economically, it was tough: the economy contracted and unemployment rose. Yet 2013 was ...

News item | 21-05-2014 | 13:00