Dictionary of Dutchness


The spaarloon is a company-run save-as-you-earn scheme which allows employees to save around €600 a year directly from their salaries and claim back income tax. The money has to stay in the bank for at least four years. The nationals statistics office says two-thirds of the working population has a spaarloon account with total savings of around €2.7bn.

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