Revenue collected from taxes and social contributions
Types of taxes and social contributions
Providing a picture of wealth transfers between persons in the Netherlands. Wealth can be transferred from one person to another person through an inheritance or a gift.
Aantal schenkingen, verschuldigde belasting, bruto- en netto waarde
Perioden, type vrijstelling, kenmerken schenker en kenmerken ontvanger
Expenditure on nature and landscape management as a percentage of GDP fell from 0.17 percent in 2000 to 0.14 percent in 2015.
Most confectionery imported into the Netherlands in 2013 came from Belgium and Germany. Only 3 percent came from Spain, from where St Nicholas traditionally travels to the Netherlands with gifts of chocolate and marzipan for children to celebrate his name day on 5 December.
According to figures released today Dutch inflation fell to 1 percent in November, from 1.1 percent in October.
The feast of St Nicholas -celebrated with gifts on 5 December- Christmas and New Year’s Eve generate an estimated 1.3 billion euros extra for the Dutch retail trade. Toy shops in particular, experience a boost in sales in the last two months of the year. But stores selling alcoholic drinks and household items also see a marked increase in turnover in November and December.
In 2008, revenues from taxes on legacies and gifts amounted to 1.8 billion euro, i.e. more than 4 percent down on 2007. Inheritance tax revenues constitute only a fraction (1.3 percent) of total central government tax revenues.