• Service: Tax, Global Indirect Tax, Global Compliance Management Services
  • Type: Regulatory update
  • Date: 4/23/2014

Netherlands - Environment-related tax changes in 2014 

April 23: Among the environment-related tax changes in 2014 in the Netherlands are the following:
  • An increase in the rate of the tax on tap water, increased from €0.165 to €0.33 per cubic meter, effective 2014
  • As of 1 July 2014, concerning the tax on tap water, the maximum threshold of 300 cubic meters of tap water is replaced by a “degressive” tax rate—i.e., the more water used, the lower the tax rate
  • Reintroduced waste or “dumping” tax as of April 2014, at a rate of €17 per ton of dumped waste

Read an April 2014 report prepared by the KPMG member firm in the Netherlands: News Alert Municipal taxes and the valuation of immovable property - April 2014

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