Dictionary of Dutchness


Walvis is not only the Dutch word for whale. It also stands for wet administratieve lastenverlichting en vereenvoudiging in sociale verzekeringswetten. Introduced in 2006, its name reflects the aim of this law: to simplify the bureaucratic hassle and rules connected to social security contributions and make it easier for firms to calculate wages.

All typical untranslatable Dutch words and expressions translated in the Dictionairy of Dutchness
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