13 November 2006 - afternoon
Het Parool, Renter not on waiting list, but in a lottery
Renter not on waiting list, but in a lottery
Slowly from social security to work
Thanks to re-integration programmes from the Amsterdam City Council, an extra 5 percent of city residents on social security found work between 2001 and 2004. The city council allocated EUR 100 million per year to re-integration projects for social security recipients during that period.
Not enough money for environment in policies
Nearly all of the nation's political parties are not allocating enough money in their election policies to fulfill their environmental promises. They are also relying too much on market forces, especially in terms of climate, the Environment and Nature Planning Bureau (MNP) said on Monday.
Holland 'again a tax paradise'
Starting from next year, multinational firms in the Netherlands will be taxed at the Western world's lowest rate for interest-based income. Firms will only pay 5 percent from 2007. Currently, income earned from interest is taxed at the company tax rate of 29.6 percent.
[Copyright Expatica News + ANP 2006]
Subject: Dutch news