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Dutch income tax

A person is subject to Dutch tax when that person is a Dutch tax resident. A Dutch tax resident is a person whose life…

Racism in the Netherlands

Over the past decades, the Dutch generally considered racism a concept associated with other countries, the United States for example. For a very long…

A dry summer ahead for NL

After the driest spring ever recorded, not much rain is expected this summer either, according to reports from the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI). Warm…

Language friendly school

Optimist International School has taken its first steps towards becoming a member of Language Friendly Schools. What is a Language Friendly School? A Language…

Childcare Allowance drama

As reported earlier in the Holland Times, about 8,500 Dutch parents have been wrongfully accused of childcare allowance fraud by the Belastingdienst (Tax and…

Culture in Quarantine

The Netherlands has adopted social distancing en masse since 12 March. The situation has had, and will likely continue to have, a massive economic…

Warning on infrastructure

Written by Marla Thomson Warning bells are ringing again for the Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management to address the status of the…