The Christian Democrats and two Christian fundamentalist parties in the Netherlands are about to get their way on Dutch tax reforms. The emerging deal is for the three parties to lend their support for €5 bn in tax cuts, in exchange for tax breaks for “traditional families” with stay at home mothers.

The Dutch Tax minister, Eric Wiebes, is cornered into giving in on demands for bigger tax breaks for families with stay at home mothers. In the Netherlands, there is an individual tax-free allowa...


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