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Elderly people sitting on a park bench
Dec 17 '19 13:00

The Dutch government is implementing a large number of rules, regulations, and law changes at the stroke of midnight on January 1. There were no known changes in the category of Pensioners as of the time of publishing: 

The state retirement age - the AOW-leeftijd - will not be increasing in 2020 and remains 66 years and four months. 

Beach chairs, Eastern Scheldt, Ouwerkerk, Schouwen-duiveland, Zeeland
Dec 23 '17 08:00

With the new year starting, the Dutch government is implementing a number of new laws and changing some existing ones. Below is an explanation of changes to the law applying to elderly people.

Retirement age in the Netherlands increases to 66 years old on January 1. A year ago, those of age 65 and 9 months qualified for social security.

The tax credit for the elderly also rises by 115 euros in 2018 to €1,418.

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