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Harry Garretsen attended hearing of Parliamentary Committee on Finance about abolishing dividend tax

15 December 2017
Harry Garretsen

On Thursday 14 December, Prof. Harry Garretsen was invited to attend the hearing of the Parliamentary Committee on Finance about the Dutch government’s intention to abolish the dividend tax. Garretsen is Professor of Economics at the University of Groningen and was asked to give his expert opinion in response to his opinion piece Afschaffen dividendbelasting: leuk voor Shell, niet goed voor ons land [Abolishing dividend tax: great for Shell, not so great for our country].


You can watch Garretsen’s contribution in this video recording of the hearing (it starts at ‘1:44:22’), and via this direct link you can watch his plea to the Parliamentary Committee.

Other speakers at the hearing included fiscal experts and representatives from the business world. See also the programme and background information of the hearing.

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