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Dutch approve per-kilometer tax for drivers
Beginning in 2012 the law will abolish current road taxes and sales taxes for automobiles, cutting the cost of a new car by 25 percent, in favor of the pro-rated distance tax.

Drivers will be charged 0.03 euros per kilometer (7 cents US per mile) in an attempt to reduce traffic jams fatal accidents and carbon emissions.
law  driving  netherlands  tax 
november 2009 by andrewducker
Netherlands to close prisons for lack of criminals
Ok - so can anyone tell me why their crime rate is declining?
crime  culture  prison  government  netherlands 
may 2009 by andrewducker

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