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.