In the European front runners debate on the television program EenVandaag, the D66 and PVV disagreed on the topic of whether Europe should also become a political union. PVV-front runner Marcel de Graaff debated D66's Sophie in 't Veld.
Singles with a low income, and who take in their mother or father, could feel stiff financial drawbacks to this from 2015. The lower the collective income, the more adult children and their parents will have to hand in if they start living together again.
Tenants are staging mass protests against a new regulation that would see hundreds of thousands of people earning above average pay an extra 4-6.5 percent on their rent per 1 July. Hundreds of people have announced that they are landing in money problems because of this.
The European Head Office from the coffee chain Starbucks is moving from Amsterdam to London, according to the Financieel Dagblad (FD).
VVD-leader Halbe Zijlstra is saying that the current tax system needs to be overhauled in favor of simplicity. The party told the cabinet that all allowances must be abolished and transformed into lower taxes. The Tax Administration must focus on the core task: collecting money.
Due to a server overload, the website for the Tax Administration (Belastingdienst) did not work properly Monday night. People who did not manage to file their taxes before the 1 April deadline can count on fair treatment, according to a spokesperson for the ministry of Finance announced.
Dutch companies have been allowed to defer payments of almost €1 billion in taxes when they have found themselves in payment problems.
2014 kicks off with several changes, that will not go unnoticed. An overview.
Cigarettes in the Netherlands now cost as twice as they did ten years ago due to rising taxes, according to Dutch statistics bureau CBS.