Ambassador apologises for ‘No more feeding the beast’ remark
De Volkskrant, page
hat Gert Wilders is not the best-loved politicians among civil servants is a public secret. In 2009 the journal re.Public, with 160,000 subscribers in the public sector, reported on the basis of a survey that half of all civil servants in central government, the provinces and municipalities did not want to work under a PVV minister.
The government is abolishing the voluntary disclosure scheme for people with savings that have not been declared to the tax authorities. Taxpayers who correct an inaccurate tax return within two years of submitting it will no longer get off with a warning but will be fined up to 120% of the amount of the tax due.