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  • Service: Tax, International Executive Services, International Tax
  • Type: Regulatory update
  • Date: 6/3/2014

Netherlands - Pension law amendments 

June 3:  The Upper House of the Dutch Parliament in late May 2014 passed a bill that would amend the pension law in the Netherlands.

The bill, known in English as the “Reduction of Maximum Pension Accrual and Premium Rates and Maximum Pensionable Income Act” (Wet verlaging maximumopbouw- en premiepercentages pensioen en maximering pensioengevend inkomen), contains amendments resulting from a December 2013 “pension agreement.”


Accordingly, there will be changes to the pension rules in 2015 (Witteveen 2015)—as compared to 2014.


Read a June 2014 report prepared by the KPMG member firm in the Netherlands: Upper House passes bill on changes to pensions in 2015 (Witteveen 2015)




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