Newsitem | 24 February 2014
In a letter to the House of Representatives and the Association of Netherlands Municipalities of 19 February 2014, the Court of Audit agreed to a request by the State Secretary for Health, Welfare and Sport (VWS) and the State Secretary for Security and Justice (V&J) to audit the budget that central government will transfer to municipalities to provide youth care and implement the Social Support Act (WMO).
Newsitem | 20 February 2014
Municipalities and provinces award grants for a wide variety of purposes, such as the restoration of monuments, cultural activities, art education and activities that improve the wellbeing of certain groups of residents. But it is often unknown whether the grants are actually effective.
Newsitem | 19 February 2014
The Netherlands Court of Audit informed the House of Representatives by letter of 18 February 2014 that it would honour the House's request to audit tax avoidance arrangements and the role played by tax treaties the Netherlands has signed with other countries.