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VAT rates Articles
What are the VAT rates in the Netherlands?
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The general VAT rate is 21% (since 1 October 2012, before that date the general VAT rate was 19%). For certain products and services the lower rate of 6% is applicable. This for example includes the basic needs of life like food. Some products and... Read More