Dictionary of Dutchness


Every year thousands of home owners submit a formal protest about the official valuation of their property under the Wet Waardering Onroerende Zaken (property valuation law). The WOZ is used to calculate how much local property tax (OZB) has to be paid to local authorities and is based on the highest price someone would be prepared to offer for the property.

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