Burden tax and social insurance contributions in the European Union nearly 40 percent
The average burden of taxes and social insurance contributions in the European Union (EU) was 39 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) in 2011, but there are considerable differences between...
Municipal rates increase by over 4 percent
In 2008, proceeds from municipal taxes were 4.4 percent higher than last year. This is mainly attributable to an increase in property tax (OZB) and sewage charges.
Substantial reduction in corporate tax burden
In 2006, the burden of corporate tax for the largest non-financial companies in the Netherlands was 20.9 percent. This was 7.4 percentage points lower than in 2004.
Inflation rate further down
The Dutch inflation rate was 2.4 percent in September, the lowest level over the last 12 months.
Cigarette prices doubled in past decade
In April 2013, the price of cigarettes was twice as high as a decade ago, mainly due to tax increases. Currently, taxes account for nearly three quarters of the price of a packet of cigarettes.
Private sector companies have to pay higher prices for natural gas
The natural gas price for private sector companies was raised considerably over the last three years. Companies with a small to medium-sized consumption level faced the most substantial price...
Higher taxes and social insurance contributions
The burden imposed by taxes and social security contributions has grown in recent years to 37.8 percent of GDP in 2015.
Dutch inflation down
The Dutch inflation rate was 2.8 percent in August. In July, inflation had reached the highest level in nearly half a decade (3.1 percent).
inflation rate 2014 lowest in more than 25 years
Statistics Netherlands announced today that the average inflation rate over the year 2014 was 1 percent. The price increase for products and services Dutch consumers bought last year is the smallest...