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On Tuesday 17 September, the government presented its new plans for fiscal measures to the Lower House of Parliament. In five blogs we give an introduction to the choices that the government could make and we look at the objectives in the areas of the economy, sustainability, the future of work, the Dutch economy and the environment, trade and family businesses. Furthermore, two stories about circularity at JDE Professional and the cooperation between AMLC and PwC in the development of a game to raise awareness about money laundering.
The Dutch economy is doing relatively well: the purchasing power of most Dutch people will rise in the coming year, unemployment is low and we have a surplus on the government budget, as was revealed on Budget Day. This does not mean that we can now just sit back. All signs point to a contraction being imminent. What we need: standing firm for a future-proof economy.Read the blog
Some entrepreneurs will undoubtedly have been left in confusion after Budget Day. The government does not seem to use the full potential of family businesses and that is a missed opportunity. Non-listed companies - of which seventy per cent are family businesses - have an important key to the challenges we face in the long term, as an economic backbone and as innovators.Read the blog
On Budget Day we have taken a new step in creating a sustainable society for our children and grandchildren. According to the government, future orientation is in the Dutch DNA and we are a model country in the field of circular (or sustainable) leadership. An optimistic sound, in which we fully believe, but do we also show enough sustainable leadership to continue to guarantee our earning capacity in the future?Read the blog
Although the Dutch economy is expected to grow by 1.8 per cent this year and by 1.5 per cent next year, the government warns of uncertainty due to international trade conflicts, an impending Brexit and economic contraction in our neighbouring countries. With that in mind, the Netherlands must clearly determine its position within international cooperation in order to optimally represent Dutch interests and to look at the points where it can mobilise the European Union.Read the blog
The government wants to keep the employment market strong, now and in the future. To ensure that people remain healthy, flexible and sustainably employable under the influence of technology, the government is focusing on Lifelong Development. Workers and employers must take control and invest in development throughout their career.Read the blog
The government has published its plans for 2020. We have listed the most important tax measures in the Tax Plan for you so that you can see what the impact is on yourself or your business. See all the measures, compare the tax rates for 2020-2019 and calculate for yourself what is left over.