Economy Measure Code Measure Currency Code Amount (Local) Amount (USD) Source Details
Netherlands 05 05 - Health and income support EUR 63,009,000,000 69,700,221,239
Netherlands 05A 05A - Health support EUR
Netherlands 05B 05B - Income support EUR 63,009,000,000 69,700,221,239 OECD. (accessed 22 May 2020); Bruegel. (accessed 15 April 2020); Rijksoverheid. (accessed 11 May 2020). Rijksoverheid. (accessed 22 May 2020). Global Tax News. (accessed 29 May 2020). Rijksoverheid. (accessed 1 June 2020). Rijksoverheid. (accessed 8 July 2020). Rijksoverheid. (accessed 3 September 2020). Rijksoverheid. (accessed 3 September 2020). Rijksoverheid. (accessed 5 September 2020)

(i) April 1, EUR10 billion for temporary compensation of employers’ wage costs, up to 90% of wage bill, conditional on at least 20% fall in turnover in the months March to May compared to 2019 (NOW scheme). In addition, the government will cover 30% of pension contributions and the employers' premium; (ii) EUR2 billion for compensation of self-employed and independent entrepreneurs without staff; (iii) EUR465 million in emergency support in the form of a lump sum of EUR4,000 for businesses that were forced to close doors due to government regulations (TOGS scheme); (iv) EUR175 million for Childcare Compensation for parents who continue paying for childcare during the lockdown (8 April); (v) EUR36 billion for deferral of tax collection of VAT, income, corporate, wage and turnover taxes from companies. Furthermore, under the measures, default penalties will not need to be paid in cases where extensions are approved, while interest on overdue taxes will be reduced to 0.01% until October 1, 2020; (vi) No amount/estimate: April 1, the government will cover 30% of pension contributions and the employers' premium; (vii) No amount/estimate: March 30, self-employed (without employees) hit by the corona crisis are to receive monthly 1,050 'euros over the next three months, irrespective of their savings. For married couples or couples with children a maximum of EUR 1,500 a month will apply; (viii) April 17, EUR300 million grants for the culture sector, including museums and theatres; (ix) May 1, EUR110 million to support sports clubs; (x) No amount/estimate: May 20, The government will compensate public transport companies for the loss of income and extra costs they face due to the crisis; (xi) May 20, EUR500 million allocated to education spending. EUR200 million will go to students to mitigate the consequences of the coronavirus epidemic, and EUR244 million will go to primary, secondary, and vocational education to make up for educational gaps caused by the coronavirus; (xii) May 20, Short-term measures for the construction sector: (a) EUR50 million in construction projects, (b) Increased subsidies for citizens to make their homes more environmentally sustainable (the “SEEH scheme"), (c) EUR20 million available for municipalities in the form of “flex pools” (civil servants with technical knowledge about planning and licensing), (d) EUR50 million in housing incentives for prospective homeowners belonging to vulnerable groups; (xiii) EUR1.4 billion allocated for tax-free allowances to affected SMEs to pay their fixed material costs; (xiv) EUR77 million to support remote care, aimed at frail elderly people living at home and people with chronic illnesses or disabilities. The intervention takes the form of a subsidy for healthcare providers who want to use digital applications, and applications are limited at EUR50,000 per request; (xv) August 28, EUR11 billion in additional expenditures from extending the following initiatives through to 2021: (a) NOW scheme, an allowance for wage costs; (b) Tozo, income support for the self-employed; (c) TVL, fixed cost allowances for SMEs, and (d) tax deferment measures; (xvi) August 28, EUR777 million to compensate municipalities, provinces, and water boards for lost income; (xvii) September 2, EUR8.5 million as compensation for parents who fall outside the emergency childcare scheme.

Netherlands 09 09 - International Assistance Provided EUR 21,235,955 23,491,100
Netherlands 09A 09A - Swaps EUR
Netherlands 09B 09B - International loans/grants EUR 21,235,955 23,491,100 UN. (accessed 22 May 2020). Relief Web. (accessed 17 September 2020)

(i) As of May 20, contributed USD16,853,932 to the UN COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund; (ii) September 11, Pledged a contribution of EUR6 million in support of Education Cannot Wait’s COVID-19 education in emergency response.

Netherlands 11 11 - Other Economic Measures EUR Financien Belgium. (accessed 5 June 2020). Rijksoverheid. (accessed 24 June 2020). Rijksoverheid. (accessed 24 June 2020). Rijksoverheid. (accessed 24 September 2020)

(i) No amount/estimate: June 2, Extended the agreement on tax treatment of cross-border workers until June 30, 2020; (ii) Approved an amendment to the Municipal Debt Assistance Act, allowing municipalities to exchange data from citizens with payment arrears at an early stage with housing corporations, energy, and drinking water companies and health insurers to identify people with debts in time and to offer debt counseling. The amendment will take effect on January 1, 2021; (iii) Imposed new conditions on companies that seek support (including corona-related support) from the Dutch government: (a) the company cannot be located in a country that already has a low tax rate, and (b) the Dutch branches of the company cannot have paid interest or royalties to branches of the group in countries with too low tax rates; (iv) Under the proposed budget for 2021, the lower bracket corporate tax rate is lowered from 16.5% to 15%. It would also expand the number of SMEs eligible for the lower bracket. [update]