September 19, 2018
New 2019 tax plan announced in the Netherlands on Prince’s Day on September 18, 2018

Following a more than a century’s tradition, on September 18, 2018 the regular events due on the so-called Budget day (also known as Prinsjesdag, or “Prince’s Day”), always held on the third Tuesday in September, took place. On this day the government announces its affirmed tax plan for the coming year in the presence of the King of the Netherlands. Following the Speech of the King from the Throne, the parliamentary year is officially declared opened thereafter.

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