Government; Taxes and social contributionsFigures
Revenue collected from taxes and social contributions Types of taxes and social contributions
Gifts (with tax-registration); characteristics gift, donor and recipientFigures
Aantal schenkingen, verschuldigde belasting, bruto- en netto waarde Perioden, type vrijstelling, kenmerken schenker en kenmerken ontvanger
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.
Expenditure on nature and landscape managementOther
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 from neighbouring countriesArticles
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.
inflation falls slightlyArticles
According to figures released today Dutch inflation fell to 1 percent in November, from 1.1 percent in October.
festive season adds substantially to retail turnoverArticles
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.
Inheritance tax revenues under pressureArticles
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.