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Dutch tax office owed EUR 168m in top-up benefits by people living abroad

Dutch tax office owed EUR 168m in top-up benefits by people living abroad

28 March 2015   0 comments
The Dutch tax office is owed EUR 168m by people who no longer live in the Netherlands and were wrongly paid some form of social security benefit, the finance ministry confirmed 27 March.

Dutch are ‘considering’ accepting two Guantanamo prisoners:... 28 March 2015

The US recently asked the Netherlands to take in two prisoners who are about to be freed from the notorious Guantanamo Bay prison camp, the NRC said.

Dutch are ‘considering’ accepting two Guantanamo prisoners:... 28 March 2015

The US recently asked the Netherlands to take in two prisoners who are about to be freed from the notorious Guantanamo Bay prison camp, the NRC said.

Tax office can use police camera footage to check on company... 28 March 2015

The tax office can continue to check car number plates recorded on police motorway cameras to catch people who cheat on their company car allowance, the appeal court in Den Bosch said.

Lelystad airport green light to grow into budget, charter ai... 28 March 2015

The cabinet has agreed to the expansion of Lelystad airport by the Schiphol airport group, broadcaster Nos said on 28 March.

Dutch cricket players furious about World Cup ‘closed club’

28 March 2015
The cricket World Cup is one of the most watched sports event in the world but smaller cricketing nations such as the Netherlands are on the verge of being excluded.

Dutch power restored after cut causes chaos

27 March 2015
A massive power cut caused chaos in and around the Dutch capital Amsterdam on Friday, including halting all flights at Schiphol International Airport before supplies were restored."Normal electricity......

Dutch power restored after cut causes airline chaos 27 March 2015

A massive power cut caused chaos in and around the Dutch capital Amsterdam on Friday, including temporarily halting all flights at Schiphol International Airport, an airport spokeswoman and news reports...

Massive Dutch power cut causes chaos, halts Amsterdam flight... 27 March 2015

A massive power cut has caused chaos in and around the Dutch capital Amsterdam, including halting all flights to and from the busy Schiphol International Airport, an airport spokeswoman said."We are currently...

Dijsselbloem puts ABN Amro sale on ice over pay hikes 27 March 2015

Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem said Friday he was delaying a decision to sell state-owned bank ABN Amro following much-criticised reports about huge pay raises for the bank's top management."As...

Dutch woman on Airbus plane which crashed in France 26 March 2015

A 20-year-old Dutch woman from Deurne in Brabant is among those who died in yesterday’s Airbus plane crash over the French Alps, the foreign affairs ministry has confirmed.

Arrests as squatters fight against eviction from landmark Am... 26 March 2015

Several people were arrested in Amsterdam on Wednesday as riot police moved in to clear one of the city’s most famous squats.

More German, British and Belgian tourists visit the Netherla... 26 March 2015

There was a 6 percent rise in the number of overnight stays in Dutch hotels, holiday villages and campsites in 2014, the national statistics office CBS said on Thursday.

Banks should make financial transfers 24/7, says Labour MP 26 March 2015

Dutch banks should start making direct debit and other payments 24/7 rather than stick to their current 200 payment days, Labour MP Henk Nijboer told website nu.nl.

‘Jan has a better chance of a job in Holland than Mohammed’ 26 March 2015

The unemployment rate among people with an ethnic minority background is higher in the Netherlands than in any other EU country apart from Sweden, the Volkskrant reported.

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