Dutch Govt to Link State Aid to Firms With Ending Tax Avoidance

June 19, 2020, 2:15 PM

Companies with “undesirable” tax structures can only apply for Dutch financial state support if they meet two conditions regarding place of business and transactions, according to a statement from the Finance ministry on Friday.

  • “We want to support large companies that turn to the government in this corona crisis if they are important to Dutch society,” Deputy Finance minister Hans Vijlbrief was cited as saying
    • “But it is not appropriate to ask for tax money in bad times and avoid tax at the same time”
  • Dutch govt plans two conditions for companies requesting state aid:
    • Companies are not allowed to ...

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