If companies would pay proper taxes, there would be no need bo cut health care, education and other public services, the International Socialists argue. On Friday 5 October, they organise a protest at the Amstelgebouw.
In 2009, President Obama called the Netherlands a tax haven, but that ‘misunderstanding’ was quickly ironed out. Nevertheless, Amsterdam frequently makes headlines because of its thousands of mailbox companies.
According to Webwereld, the US Sentate is critical of large tech companies using tax constructions. Apple and Google would be among the companies using a ‘Dutch Sandwich’.