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Local levies for home owners rise by 2.7%

Bloemendaal is the most expensive place to live (€ 2,051), Gilze en Rijen is the cheapest (€ 995)
27 March 2019
Owner-occupied multi-person households pay on average € 1,264: € 740 to the municipality, € 185 to the province and € 339 to the water board.

Households that own their own homes will on average pay 2.7% more in municipal, provincial and water board taxes. Municipal taxes are set to rise by 3.5% on average, the water rates by 2.3% and the provincial taxes by 0.3%. This is revealed by the Atlas van de Lokale Lasten [Atlas of Local Levies] presented by the Centre for Research on Local Government Economics [Centrum voor Onderzoek van de Economie van de Lagere Overheden (COELO) today. COELO is a University of Groningen research institute.

Owner-occupied multi-person households pay on average € 1,264: € 740 to the municipality, € 185 to the province and € 339 to the water board. Bloemendaal is the most expensive place to live (€ 2,051); Gilze en Rijen is the cheapest (€ 995).

Corine Hoeben
Corine Hoeben

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Contact: Corine Hoeben, COELO researcher

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