Netherlands: Data protection of information exchanged with EU countries

Netherlands: Information exchanged with EU countries

The Dutch tax administration on 20 February 2020 issued a document providing information to the Lower House reporting that certain information exchanged with tax authorities of other EU Member States is protected.


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As specifically noted in the Dutch tax administration’s document, because the Bulgarian tax authority was hacked in 2019, the Dutch tax administration will not transfer any data to the Bulgarian tax authority until it is certified that the Bulgarian tax authority has a robust and safe environment for data protection.

Read a February 2020 report [PDF 72 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in the Netherlands

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